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Why Choose a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership?

Follow your passion for a career in healthcare and make a difference.

When it comes to earning your master’s degree in the health care industry there are many different avenues you can pursue. Pima Medical’s Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) with a Specialization in Public Health or Health Care Administration is one of them.

You might be wondering why you would choose a master’s degree in organizational leadership, over one focused on your specific area of choice. We have broken down the difference between our MSOL program vs. the others to help give you a better understanding and see why our program might just be more beneficial for you in the long run.

MSOL: Health Care Administration vs. Master of Health Care Administration (MHA)

Expand your knowledge and your career opportunities like our current MSOL student, Estrella Sandoval.

Benefit: Earn the same health care administrative leadership skill sets that are an essential component to an MHA degree, paired with the flexibility of a broad leadership degree that can be applied in any organization.

Coursework: Pima Medical’s Health Care Administration specialization track offers the same key courses provided to an MHA student, without the busywork of added electives. Our courses are designed to help graduates succeed in their careers through real-world application.

Qualifications and Career Opportunities: Graduates of a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree are equally as qualified for advancement in their career as a candidate with an MHA degree. An MSOL degree offers the added benefit of a general leadership degree that provides graduates the tools to lead any organization.

Time Commitment: A Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree from Pima Medical Institute takes approximately two years to complete and is taught 100% online, allowing you to balance personal and professional commitments.

Tuition: For a limited time, Pima Medical is offering the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree, with a healthcare track of your choice, for less than $16,000 in total program costs. We also offer financial aid for those who qualify.

MSOL: Public Health Administration vs. Master of Public Health (MPH)

Benefits: Earn the same public health skill sets that are an essential component to an MPH degree, paired with the flexibility of a broad leadership degree that can be applied in any organization.

Coursework: Pima Medical’s Public Health Administration specialization track offers the same key courses provided to an MPH student, without the busywork of added electives. Our courses are designed to help graduates succeed in their careers through real-world application.

Qualifications and Career Opportunities: Graduates of an MSOL degree are equally as qualified for advancement in their career as a candidate with an MPH degree. Both degrees also prepare graduates to serve communities through prevention, action and education. An MSOL degree offers the added benefit of a general leadership degree that provides graduates the tools to lead any organization.

Time Commitment: A Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree from Pima Medical Institute takes approximately two years to complete and is taught 100% online, allowing you to balance personal and professional commitments.

Tuition: For a limited time, Pima Medical is offering the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree, with a healthcare track of your choice, for less than $16,000 in total program costs. We also offer financial aid for those who qualify.

Which Specialization is Right for You?

Health Care Administration
Leaders in health care administration manage medical organizations, enacting strategies to improve patient care, processes and health outcomes.

Students will be prepared as professionals in health administration roles to:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of evidence-based management processes
  • Problem solve through quality improvement strategies
  • Understand and enact financial management strategies
  • Develop and execute policies and processes surrounding health care administration

Public Health Administration
Leaders in public health promote and protect the health of populations and communities through prevention, action and education of people and organizations concerning health initiatives.

Students will be prepared as professionals in public health leadership roles to:

  • Understand and analyze the health care data of various demographic groups
  • Determine which socioeconomic factors may be contributing to health outcomes
  • Recognize how to address the needs of communities

We hope this has helped you as you choose the specialization you’d like to pursue in your Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program. Take that next step in your career with Pima Medical and open even more possibilities in your field.

January 24, 2022
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