College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University
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George Mason University

The graduate and undergraduate programs in health administration (bachelor's degree, master's degree, and graduate certificates) prepare students to become managers in a variety of settings including hospitals; clinics; community health, home care, assisted living/senior housing communities; managed care organizations; physician practices; advocacy organizations and professional associations; the insurance industry; and consultant services. Graduates of our programs work in both the public and private sectors and hold a variety of managerial positions.

Programs in Health Administration

Master's Degree


Health Systems Management, MHA

Prepares health care professionals to become leaders and executive-level managers in a variety of systems and organizations within the health care field.

Graduate Certificates


Quality Improvement and Outcomes Management in Health Care Systems Graduate Certificate

Prepares working clinicians and administrative support staff to implement quality improvement initiatives and to optimize efficiency and effectiveness of care and services.

Bachelor's Degrees


Health Administration, BS, Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration Concentration

Provides graduates with the operational, marketing, resident care, and hospitality services skills required to become effective executives and managers of senior housing communities.

Health Administration, BS, Health Systems Management Concentration

Prepares graduates to serve in entry-level management, administrative and support positions in a variety of health-related organizations and settings.

Minor


Senior Housing Administration Minor

Provides foundational knowledge required for work as an administrator or manager of residential communities for older adults.

Perlin

Martin Perlin, DBA, MBA
Associate Professor
Section Chief, Programs in Health Administration
Phone: 703-993-1967
Fax: 703-993-4009

Questions?

Visit FAQs for prospective students for additional information, including questions about the admissions process. If you still have questions, contact us at hap@gmu.edu.

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