Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy

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Approx. program length:

21 months


Credits:

45


Cost per credit:

$698

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Help solve big issues in healthcare

There’s a growing need for healthcare compliance and privacy officers who can protect healthcare organizations and patients. With our Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy (MHA/HCP) you’ll be equipped with the skills to navigate the healthcare laws, rules and regulations designed to help keep patients and providers safe. Since classes are just 6 weeks long, your MHA/HCP won’t get in the way of your busy life.

In this MHA/HCP program, you’ll learn to:

  • Create compliance and privacy practices for diverse healthcare organizations.
  • Build the skills needed for compliance and privacy roles within healthcare.
  • Evaluate ethical issues concerning compliance and privacy practices in your industry.

Course length:

6 weeks


Total credits required:

45


Max. number of transfer credits:

9

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 45 credits to complete this program.

Relevant curriculum

Our online Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy is designed in close collaboration with senior and executive leaders across the healthcare industry to anticipate emerging needs and trends in the health sector. The curriculum also aligns with competencies set by the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Novel Initiative

Our Novel Initiative, launched in 2017, incorporates literature into core Health Administration courses in order to cultivate a deeper sense of empathy. Why? Research shows engagement in the humanities helps lessen bias while increasing the understanding of others’ situations from their perspective. The Novel Initiative helps students prepare to navigate the complex life and death issues and diverse needs inherent to healthcare.

Literature in the MHA/HCP curriculum includes:

  • "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" (Rebecca Skloot, 2010)
  • "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down" (Anne Fadiman, 1998)

The College of Health Professions implemented the Novel Initiative because effective leadership isn’t just about healthcare expertise and business acumen — it’s about empathy too.

Core courses

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Systems Thinking In Health Care Environments mha505
3
Ethical Marketing: The New Health Care Economics mha506
3
Leveraging Informatics In The Health Sector mha507
3
Scanning The Health Sector As An Industry Expert mha515
3
Operating In Structure: Health Sector Policy And Governance mha516
3
Sector Stakeholders: Identifying And Cultivating Alliances mha520
3
Leading With Authenticity In The Health Sector mha542
3
Tackling The Talent War In The Health Sector mha543
3
Creating A Sustainable Legacy: Healthy Communities mha560
3
Health Care Compliance Foundations hcp513
3
Leveraging Results To Build Brand In The Health Sector mha598
3
Capstone: Leading The Organization Through Change mha599
3

Projected job growth:

18%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be 20 percent between 2018 and 2028.* A Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy degree can help prepare you to be a:

  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Compliance Officer

* Information not specific to University of Phoenix.

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

HIMSS complimentary membership for MHA students

Eligible healthcare and health IT students can take advantage of a complimentary individual membership to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Network with other professionals, take advantage of career services, discover professional opportunities and more.

Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, students who graduate with this degree should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy degree, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

Program purpose statement

The mission of the online graduate Health Care Compliance and Privacy certificate is to educationally prepare learners to sit for the Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC®) examination. The certificate provides learners with knowledge and skills in compliance practices, ethical considerations, and policy implementation regarding privacy, regulatory affairs and legal obligations in the healthcare industry.

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accreditation is your assurance the University meets quality standards.

Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.


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What sets us apart?

When you choose our online Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy program, you can:

Trust our commitment to quality

Our MHA program was recently granted candidacy status by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). 

Become a well-rounded leader

Our unique Novel Initiative uses literary works to help students cultivate empathy for patients and colleagues whose experiences might be different from their own.

Broaden your expertise

Earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in addition to your MHA and learn the business skills needed to work in executive healthcare management.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, with a Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy degree, you’ve got the way.

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