If you would like to work in a leadership role in a public sector healthcare organization, Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Public Administration (MPA) with an Emphasis in Health Care Management degree offers a way to gain critical insights into this dynamic field. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences designed this program to allow you to explore the principles and models for the recognition, analysis and resolution of ethical dilemmas in health occupations. Legal responsibility, workplace safety and the healthcare facility's obligation to provide protection from injury for patients, their families and staff are topics that are examined. In addition, you examine practical financial analysis skills that have immediate application within the healthcare industry. When you enroll in the Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Health Care Management degree, you have the opportunity to gain an in-depth perspective on public health models, including their legal and overall responsibility to remain operational and provide services to the public. In addition to specific topics related to public health, you can also explore ethical decision-making in healthcare leadership as well as the role of a servant leader.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.8 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicants who do not meet the 2.8 GPA requirement may submit GMAT/GRE scores for consideration.