Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Correctional Health Administration

The master of science in health science in correctional health administration degree program provides a solid foundation for individuals wishing to pursue a career in correctional health care administration. It also provides valuable training for current correctional health care administrators seeking career advancement. Health care administrators are key to ensuring the effective delivery of care to incarcerated patient populations. Capable administration results in improved clinical outcomes for patients, more prudent allocation of limited resources, and safer jails and prisons.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 27 credits in required courses, a 6-credit practicum, and one 3-credit elective course.

Required
CHA 6210Correctional Health Administration for Behavioral Health Populations
CML 6020Fundamentals of Correctional Health Care
CML 6021Correctional Health Care Administration for Special Populations
CML 6023Correctional Health Care Fiscal Management
CML 6025Correctional Health Care Oversight
CML 6050Correctional Health Care Delivery
CML 6202Human Resource Development
HSCI 6223Topics in Health Care Leadership
INFR 6101Principles of Medical Informatics
Master's Practicum
CHA 6275Correctional Health Care Administration Practicum
Elective
One 3-credit elective course selected in consultation with program advisor.