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About the MHI degree

The program is designed to be flexible and conducive to the adult learner at both the mid-career and entry level. This program is ideal if you are currently working in a healthcare setting or if you wish to join the healthcare field.

MHI curriculum

The Masters of Healthcare Innovation is a 34 credit hour professional master’s degree program. The core program requires 25 credit hours of course work and 9 hours capstone.

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  • Core Coursework:
    • HCINNOV 7440: Innovation in High Performing Organizations (3 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7441:  Innovation Leadership: Leading from Within (3 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7442:  Building a Culture of Innovation in Health Systems (3 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7460:  Enhancing Communication in the Innovation System (3 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7500:  Healthcare Policy: A Case for Innovation (2 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7520:  Utilizing Technology to Measure Outcomes in Health systems (3 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7521:  Best Practices In Organizational Operations (3 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7522:  Fundamentals of Design Thinking in Healthcare (2 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7780:  Evidence-Based Practice for Innovation in Organizations (3 credit hours)
  • Program Capstones:
    • HCINNOV 7590: Capstone 1 (3 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7591: Capstone 2 (3 credit hours)
    • HCINNOV 7592: Final Capstone Project (3 credit hours)
    • Capstone courses are practicum courses that will be supervised by a primary preceptor and include practicum hours.  Practicum hours will be tracked by the student and will relate to the agreed upon outcomes of the capstone project.
  • Core Competencies:
    • Innovation
    • Organizational Culture and Change
    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Organizational Operations in Healthcare
    • Evidence Based Leadership
    • Outcomes Orientation