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Health Care Administration (Executive MPA) at UT Tyler

Executive MPA Program

Known as the EHCA, the Executive Health Care Administration MPA Program is taught in an executive format across four semesters at The University of Texas at Tyler. The classroom portion of each course is taught in an intensive week at the beginning of the semester with the remainder of the course delivered online.

The EHCA program, in the UT Tyler Department of Social Sciences, is designed for busy health care professionals and administrators who have reached a point in their careers where they need advanced skills and knowledge to manage staff, organizations and health systems.

Essential characteristics that distinguish the EHCA MPA program are both the academic and field experiences of the faculty. Faculty members have held positions such as: chief executive officer (CEO), chief operating officer (COO), chief financial officer (CFO), strategic planner, hospital marketer, health policy analyst and health care consultant.

Students in the EHCA MPA program have diverse backgrounds including hospital administrators, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, social workers, nursing facility administrators and consultants.

Admission criteria are strict and enrollment is limited to 25 highly qualified students. Students begin in the fall semester, complete 36 credit hours in 12 courses, and graduate 16 months later in December of the next academic year (four semesters in total).

The EHCA MPA program is designed to maximize the transfer of knowledge between the students in each cohort. Each of the 12 courses is taught by experienced health care professionals.

Each semester consists of two components: an intensive on-site seven-day week followed by online exercises, lectures and examinations.

EHCA is a proud member of America's leading Health Care Administration Education Association, AUPHA.

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