We will be recognized as a leading online Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) accredited MHA program in the United States through offering an extraordinary education and producing graduates who transform healthcare.
Prepare healthcare professionals with practical leadership skills, mentorship, critical thinking, and decision-making capabilities in a convenient online environment to advance their career in healthcare settings.
For nearly a century, High Point University has offered students an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. Top-ranked and nationally recognized, HPU is proud to be the premier life skills university where mentorship matters.
High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences prepares compassionate professionals to confidently meet the demands of a changing healthcare environment focused on interprofessional team-based delivery of healthcare. Through excellent scholarship and dedication to evidence-based and student-centered education, we aim to achieve optimal outcomes and significant impact.
Our fully online Master of Healthcare Administration brings the High Point advantage of inspiring mentorship and real-world experiences into a flexible, and convenient virtual format. Make a meaningful impact on the future of healthcare and your career with an HPU MHA.
The top most important competencies fall in five domains that graduate health care management students should achieve before entering the workforce include:
Source: St. Louis University Competency Model, CAHME Mentorship Circle Educational Series, April 16, 2020.
The MHA is a 46-credit hour curriculum with students beginning in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Courses such as Leading with Impact, Advanced Leadership, Strategic Management, Healthcare Finance, Human Resources in Healthcare, Healthcare Information Technology, Organization Culture, The Economics of Healthcare and Organizational Communications are included in the competency-based curriculum. In addition, an optional International Immersion course will give the MHA students an opportunity to experience healthcare in another country.
Scott W. Goodspeed. DHA, FACHE has been appointed Professor of Medical Sciences and Founding Director, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Program, High Point University in the Congdon School of Health Sciences, Department of Medical Sciences.
Prior to this, Scott was the Program Director, Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership, Brown University and Professor of the Practice, Health Services, Policy, and Practice, School of Public Health.
Scott has been President and CEO of four hospitals in three states, has deep industry experience and a national reputation in governance. Scott consulted with healthcare organizations across the United States and is a nationally recognized speaker. He has authored and delivered over 500 presentations to various professional associations and healthcare organizations on topics such as strategic planning, health industry trends, 21st century governance, and constructive cultures.
Scott’s first book is titled “Community Stewardship: Applying the Five Principles of Contemporary Governance,” published by American Hospital Publishing. In 2021, Scott was recognized by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) for its Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award for Significant Contribution to ACHE and the Field of Healthcare Leadership. Scott has a Master of Hospital Administration from the University of Minnesota and a Doctorate in Health Administration and Leadership from the Medical University of South Carolina.
The Fall 2022 term begins on August 22, and students will take one 3-credit courses a term. Each 3-credit course will deliver 6.25 hours of instruction per week which will equate to 37.5 hours per course. Below is the schedule for the first year of the MHA program.
|Fall 2022||Term A||August 22 –September 30|
|Term B||October 17 – November 22|
|Spring 2023||Term A||January 9 – February 17|
|Term B||March 6 – April 6|
|Summer 2023||Term A||May 8 – June 16|
|Term B||June 26 – July 28|
Top-ranked and nationally recognized, HPU is proud to be the premier life skills university where mentorship matters.
High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences prepares compassionate professionals to confidently meet the future of healthcare. Through excellent scholarship and dedication to evidence-based and student-centered education, we aim to achieve optimal outcomes and significant impact.
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