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California State University, Long Beach
Health Care Administration Program

About the MSHCA Accelerated Program

Developed by an expert team of faculty and health care professionals, the MSHCA—Accelerated Program is designed to prepare students for administrative positions in hospitals, managed care organizations, mental health and long-term care settings, multi-institutional system central offices, governmental health agencies, and other health related organizations. Subject areas include the analysis of the U.S. health care system, management and organizational behavior of health care organizations, economic and financial aspects of health administration, strategic planning and marketing, public policy, and ethical and legal aspects of health care management. The curriculum combines online and face-to-face weekend instruction which allow students to juggle work and integrate professional experiences into their academic studies.

If you have any questions please contact Natalie Whitehouse -Capuano, the Accelerated Program Coordinator at (562) 985-5414 or by email at or contact Deby McGill, the Health Care Department Coordinator by phone at (562) 985-5694 or email at


Cohort 9 graduated in May 2014.

Cohort 9

Important Deadlines

April 15, 2015 - Deadline to apply to the HCA Department and the University for the Accelerated Program for Fall 2015.

Now accepting applications for Fall 2015.

More about the program and how to apply:

Attend an Information Session:

Apply to the University:

Apply for Financial Aid: