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MHA Capstone

East Baltimore
4th Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Independent Study
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025
MHA students synthesize and integrate the knowledge and skills they have acquired throughout the program and their field placement to the examination and analysis of a current healthcare trend and its potential implications for health care services and delivery systems.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Augment training by pursuing an independent research project within their particular area of interest or specialized competency
  2. Synthesize, integrate, and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to analyze in writing a current healthcare trend from multiple perspectives, e.g. economic, financial, organizational and environmental factors
  3. Identify implications of the trend for healthcare leaders
  4. Integrate current literature on concepts, methods, and applications to issues in healthcare and public health
  5. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills through a formal presentation and final written report
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 95% Final Paper
  • 5% Final paper outline
Enrollment Restriction
2nd year MHA students only
Special Comments

The written deliverable is a graduation requirement for all MHA students.