Graduates of the USC Price MHA program will demonstrate the following competencies:
All MHA students must demonstrate knowledge about established and evolving issues in healthcare and be prepared to apply this knowledge to diverse health care organizations.
All MHA students must be proficient in critical thinking, having mastered the ability to conceptualize, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information gathered from diverse sources.
All MHA students must master core business and organizational management skills in a healthcare context.
All MHA students must demonstrate knowledge of the policy process at various levels of government, the processes required to change organizational policy, and methods of engaging the community in multiple types of policy change.
All MHA students must demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange with key stakeholders. This includes the ability to listen, communicate clearly and effectively with faculty, peers, team members, and preceptors using appropriate nonverbal, verbal, and writing skills.
All MHA students must demonstrate leadership that shows they possess the attributes, qualities, and skills to motivate others.