Competencies

The University of Cincinnati MHA program utilizes the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) Competency Model version 3.0 to measure student competency attainment throughout the program’s 13 courses.  MHA courses address all seven domains and measure 22 competencies of the NCHL competency model. 

The graphic below is an image of the NCHL Health Leadership Competency Model 3.0 that the program utilizes.

NCHL Health Leadership Competency Model 3.0

NCHL competencies within UC MHA courses 

NCHL competencies matched with that the University of Cincinnati MHA courses that the program assesses through its 13 courses.
NCHL competency Domain Course

Levels of Assessment

Community Collaboration Boundary HCA 7001, HCA 7033, HCA 7081

Levels 1-5

Organizational Awareness Boundary HCA 7031, HCA 7032, HCA 7041, HCA 7099

Levels 1-5

Relationship & Network Development Boundary HCA 7099

Levels 1-5

Achievement Orientation Execution HCA 7002

Levels 1-6

Anaytical Thinking Execution HCA 7001, HCA 7031, HCA 7032, HCA 7033, HCA 7041, HCA 7081, HCA 7099

Levels 1-4

Communication Skills I - Writing Execution

HCA 7002, HCA 7099

Levels 1-3

Initiative Execution HCA 7031

Levels 1-5

Performance Management Execution HCA 7001, HCA 7041, OM 7042, HCA 7081, HCA 7099

Levels 1-3

Process & QI Execution HCA 7031, HCA 7041, OM 7042, HCA 7081, HCA 7099

Levels 1-4

Project Management Execution HCA 7099

Levels 1-3

Collaboration Relations

HCA 7002, HCA 7081, HCA 7099

Levels 1-5

Interpersonal Understanding Relations

HCA 7002

Levels 1-5

Team Leadership Relations HCA 7002

Levels 1-6

Information Seeking Transformation HCA 7031, HCA 7041, OM 7042, HCA 7081, HCA 7099

Level 1-5

 

Innovation Transformation HCA 7001, HCA 7031, HCA 7081, HCA 7099

Level 1-5

 

Strategic Orientation Transformation HCA 7001, HCA 7033, HCA 7041

Level 1-4

Professional & Social Responsibility Values HCA 7081, HCA 7099

Level 1-4

Financial Skills Health Systems Awareness & Business Literacy HCA 7001, HCA 7041, OM 7042

Level 1-5

 

Health Resources Management Health Systems Awareness & Business Literacy HCA 7041, OM 7042

Level 1-3

IT Management Health Systems Awareness & Business Literacy

HCA 7041, OM 7042

Level 1-3

Self-Awareness Self-Awareness & Self-Confidence HCA 7002, HCA 7031, HCA 7081

Level 1-4

Self-Confidence Self-Awareness & Self-Confidence HCA 7002, HCA 7031, HCA 7081

Level 1-5