Stony Brook University’s Graduate Program in Health Administration (SBU MHA Program) is a 21-month, blended degree program that develops highly qualified health management professionals. The program couples a strong foundation in general management principles with specialized knowledge in healthcare. Students have the opportunity to achieve their degree through a combination of high quality, interactive distance education, intense face-to-face on campus residencies and experiential learning opportunities. In addition, all students receive one-on-one career advisement as part of a mentorship program in which seasoned health care managers and executives work directly with students to assist them in initiating a path to reach their ultimate goals in the health management field.
As part of a world-class university and academic medical center, the Stony Brook University MHA Program offers students unique opportunities to gain experience and learn from seasoned experts in the healthcare field. Graduates of this Program will develop competencies on a breadth of topics relevant to the management of healthcare organizations, including finance, accounting, analytic methods, management, leadership, law, professionalism, ethics, organizational behavior, human resources, health technology, information management, quality, performance improvement, strategic planning, communication skills and interpersonal effectiveness.