Degree Options

Comparison of Degree Options Offered at UAB

 

MSHA only

MSHA/MSHI

MSHA/MBA

Total credit hours

71 hours

91 hours

92 hours

# of MSHA Electives

2

0

1

Duration/time on the UAB campus

22 months

22 months

22 months

Total duration of graduate program

33 months

33 months

33 months

Is an administrative residency required?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Is the summer internship required?

Yes

Yes

No

Will I have a graduate degree before I begin my residency?

No, you will receive the MSHA degree when you successfully complete the administrative residency/fellowship component.

Yes, you will obtain the MSHI degree when you complete the didactic portion and the MSHA degree when you complete the residency component.

Yes, you will obtain the MBA degree upon successful completion of the course work/ didactic portion and the MSHA degree when you successfully complete the residency component.

Can I complete the Certificate in Healthcare Financial Management?

Yes

No

Yes

Can I complete the Certificate in Gerontology?

Yes

Possibly with prior planning

Possibly with prior planning

Do I qualify for Post-Graduate Fellowships?

Some but not all

Yes

Yes

Curriculum PDF

MSHA

MSHA/MSHI

MSHA/MBA