Master of Healthcare Leadership
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Park University Graduate School
911 Main, Suite 900
Kansas City, MO 64105
Tel. (816) 559-5625
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The Mission of Park's Master of Healthcare Leadership (MHL) is to prepare new generations of healthcare leaders to be committed to designing and delivering programs and services that meet the needs of healthcare consumers (patients) and their families, care givers (physicians, nurses and others), and the community.
Park University's Master of Healthcare Leadership (MHL) degree is designed to prepare learners for the healthcare challenges of a global society, by teaching them innovative approaches to healthcare delivery, management, and leadership.
Specifically, graduates of the program will be:
- Knowledgeable of the structure and organization of the health care system in the United States, and internationally.
- Skilled in the management of healthcare organizations, which includes acquiring a strong foundation in the financial, economic, legal, and leadership theories and practices unique to healthcare organizations.
- Able to understand healthcare systems, nationally and internationally, from a comparative perspective.
- Able to design and lead marketing and strategic planning efforts within an organization as well as healthcare systems.
- Able to effectively communicate within system-wide and organizational healthcare settings.
- Skilled in collecting, managing, mining, and analyzing healthcare data and making consumer data-driven decisions that benefit the health of populations.
- Able to use statistics, quality improvement and research methodology to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of decision-making.
- Knowledgeable in law and policy issues affecting healthcare and the need to take into account diverse laws, standards, values, morals and cultural ethics.
- Competent to measure and utilize evidence-based outcomes and capable of leading institutional and system-wide quality improvement efforts.
- Aware and knowledgeable of population health, health-related behaviors and needs of diverse populations and the ability to take these needs into account when designing healthcare delivery systems.
- Knowledgeable of the diverse, ethical, and professional standards in the healthcare and medical professions and capable of mediating professional differences.