Online Master of Integrated Health Care
In today’s market, there’s a lack of trained leaders who can develop and manage innovative team based models for health care delivery. The master’s in integrated health care program prepares you to develop, implement, evaluate and sustain integrated care programs in health care settings. The program brings an interdisciplinary approach to a team-based practice and can be completed in as little as a year.
Next start date: 08/19/2021
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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Why should you get a master’s degree in integrated health care?
You should earn a master’s degree in integrated health care because the practice has a high demand for qualified leaders who can ensure the success of integrated care programs. This is especially true in primary care clinics, hospitals and within mental health and substance abuse treatment programs. Students learn the basics of health care management and how to manage interdisciplinary teams.
New models of health care delivery are using integrated health care, which incorporates medical, behavioral and specialty professionals such as dentists, nutritionists, care managers, endocrinologists, care team members and more. This helps accomplish the Quadruple Aim. The Quadruple Aim focuses on improving the patient experience, population management and cost of care while decreasing provider burnout. Our program uses an interprofessional, team-based approach to teach you how to coordinate a patient’s medical, lifestyle and behavioral health needs.
Graduates with a master’s in integrated health care will become leaders ready to develop and manage new and innovative models of integrated health care delivery. The program benefits bachelor’s degree graduates entering the field and experienced working professionals interested in advancing their career.
What will I learn in an integrated health care master’s program?
Our integrated health care program focuses on the management of integrated health care services and programs, including population health, prevention, wellness and disease management programs for patients with conditions such as type 2 diabetes and depression. You’ll prepare for practical experience in the field by studying team based models of integrated health care, health care management and finance and evidence-based health care requirements.
Integrated health care courses
Our rigorous curriculum prepares graduates to design, implement, evaluate and customize integrated health programs for the Patient-Centered Primary Care Medical Home and many other settings where integrated health care is in demand. In the master’s program, you’ll take a range of courses on quality improvement techniques. You’ll learn about evidence-based integrated health care, business operations and process engineering. You’ll also be able to obtain your Green Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma.
Jobs opportunities with a masters in integrated health care
The master’s in integrated health care is an applied professional degree, preparing graduates for managerial positions focusing in medicine, behavioral health and lifestyle medicine. It can position graduates for many different career paths, to include:
Integrated health care admission requirements
Applicants to the master’s in integrated health care program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.
Study at internationally recognized college for humanities research
At the College of Health Solutions, students and faculty research solutions to pressing global health challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more.
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