UIW MHA Program | Master of Health Administration
Master of Health Administration at UIW
At a private university nestled in the heart of the 2nd largest city in Texas, San Antonio, the School of Business and Administration offers a unique atmosphere where regional charm meets a cosmopolitan culture. Students can expect a practical education that emphasizes a global reach with respect to international and cultural understanding. The HEBSBA offers high-quality undergraduate programs steeped in the UIW traditions of faith, service, innovation, truth, and education.
UIW’s H-E-B School of Business Administration’s Master of Health Administration degree is a 21 month, 45-hour program designed for those seeking early career positions within the healthcare industry. It is ideal for those currently in the workforce as the courses are offered in the evenings. Built upon a foundation of 24 competencies critical to the managerial success of healthcare administration professionals, the Master of Health Administration degree will provide students with a health systems perspective built upon an understanding of health and disease, as well as the economic and social factors that influence the industry.
Courses focus on and integrate managerial responsibilities, functions, and roles related to human resources management, budgeting and financial decision making, legal and ethical issues, quality and continuous improvement, information management, marketing, health policy and strategic thinking within the context of the healthcare industry. In addition, students are provided a wide range of opportunities to gain real world healthcare experience.
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Why Pursue a career in healthcare management?
Do you want to make a difference? Do you care about people? Do you want flexibility and good earning potential in your career? Are you up to a life long challenge? Then a career in Healthcare Management is the choice for you. Here are the facts!
- Excellent earning potential – $99,000 annually (San Antonio, Texas median for 2014)
- Rapid healthcare employment growth with Texas being third highest in the nation for employment in this industry.
- Make a difference and improve the lives of hundreds, even thousands of people everyday. Healthcare executives care deeply about the people they work with and serve.
- Career flexibility with a variety of health settings in which to work.
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MHA Completion Rates Careers
Below are the statistics on our UIW MHA Program Graduates. Over the past three years our graduates have been employed in the following settings:
- 25% in Hospital or Health Systems
- 15% in the Military or VA system
- 12% in Medical Clinics or Physician Practices
- 8% have pursued further education
- 4% work in Pharmaceutical/ Medical Device Company
Of our remaining graduates, a combined 13% work in other healthcare industry settings and 13% are employed outside of healthcare, and 20% are international. The employment status of the final 8% is unknown.
MHA Gradating Class of 2017
MHA Class of 2017
MHA Class of 2018
MHA Class of 2016
Inductees to the Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society for Health Administration 2015
MHA Class of 2014
Spring 2014 Graduation Ceremony
Graduating Class of 2012 with faculty
MHA Class of 2011
MHA Class of 2011 at Graduation