Program Coordinator Aaron Hines, (845) 257-2968, hinesa@newpaltz.edu
Credits 9
Stackability Microcredential may be used as a component of the MBA program.
Modality In-person

Microcredential Description

The Healthcare Administration microcredential recognizes the completion of a three-course sequence covering healthcare policy, healthcare financing, and healthcare administration. With the projected growth of more than 20% in healthcare administration jobs between 2016-2026, there is considerable demand for professionals with knowledge of the healthcare field. The healthcare administration microcredential exists within the MBA program as a selection of electives that allow students to add a specialized expertise without investing in a second master's degree. Although situated within the MBA program, non-matriculated students are eligible to earn this microcredential as well. 

To learn more, please contact:

Aaron Hines, Assistant Dean for MBA Programs
Phone: 845-257-2968 | Email: mba@newpaltz.edu
Courses: https://www.newpaltz.edu/mba/healthcare-administration-courses/ 

Students may complete the courses below in any order. This micro-credential can be used as a component of the MBA program.

Required Courses (9 Credits)
BUS544Health Care Finance3
BUS561Healthcare Policy3
BUS562Healthcare Management and Leadership3
Total Credits9

By completing this micro-credential in Healthcare Administration, students will be able to:

  • Analyze, compare and contrast components of US and foreign healthcare systems
  • Apply macroeconomic theory to healthcare cost structure
  • Analyze financial business transactions in the healthcare industry
  • Understand revenue recognition practices
  • Analyze the economic, legal and regulatory environment of the US healthcare industry
  • Analyze factors relevant in maintaining a quality care setting
  • Analyze healthcare leadership models and roles
  • Create models of service excellence
  • Develop healthcare system protocols