Program Outcomes

The programs' pedagogic methods leverage students’ professional expertise and experience and build upon extant knowledge and experiences in a collaborative, cooperative learning environment. Theory is infused throughout program coursework and applied in mentored practicums as well as the capstone project. Competency development is determined at the interface between acquisition and application of knowledge, skills, and attitudes.

At the end of the MS-HAIL program, students will be able to:

  • Employ effective communication and relationship management strategies across disciplines to create and sustain an inclusive organizational culture that inspires collaboration and innovation.
  • Apply change management strategies and interprofessional decision-making skills to optimize individual and organizational outcomes.
  • Utilize best scientific evidence in organizational theory, human resource management, health care policy, and information technology to improve healthcare quality and patient safety.
  • Commit to innovative and ethical leadership incorporating respect, integrity, and life-long learning. 
  • Analyze the relationship between health care policy and healthcare delivery to improve health outcomes in patients, populations, and systems.
  • Relate knowledge of the physical and organizational environment to appropriate healthcare leadership and management strategies.
  • Utilize financial analytical skills to critique financial flow in healthcare, evaluate fiscal health, and assess risks and opportunities for maximizing organizational strategy.
  • Design, implement, lead, and evaluate a meaningful quality improvement project with an interprofessional team to improve healthcare processes and outcomes for individuals, populations, and systems. 
  • Apply knowledge of social justice, political, cultural, and health inequities to healthcare leadership.