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Institute of Pastoral Studies

Curriculum

MASTER OF ARTS IN HEALTH CARE MISSION LEADERSHIP

The curriculum for the MA in Health Care Mission Leadership is designed to meet the Competencies for Mission Leaders outlined by the Catholic Health Association via a series of twelve basic courses.  Since participants in this program will come with a wide range of past education and experience, this curriculum will be tailored to each applicant’s background.  Candidates demonstrating graduate-level training in a competency represented by a particular foundational course may substitute a selective course in that or another area.

Foundational Courses

COMPETENCY 
AREA

FOUNDATIONAL COURSES

THEOLOGY

IPS 570 – Introduction to Theology and Ministry
IPS 402 – Church and Mission
IPS 531 – Christian Doctrine and History

SPIRITUALITY

IPS 545 – Foundations of Christian Spirituality
IPS 403 – Spirituality and World Religions

ETHICS

IPS 553 – Christian Moral Theology and Ethics
BEHP 401 – Clinical Topics in Bioethics**
BEHP 416 – Catholic Bioethics and Social Justice

ORGANIZATIONAL
MANAGEMENT

CMAN 468 – Advanced Concept in Health Systems Management**
CMAN 533 – Fiscal Management in Health Care Organizations

LEADERSHIP

BEHP 419 – Organizational Ethics II
IPS 580 – Contextual Education Practicum

 

SELECTIVES

COMPETENCY AREASELECTIVES
THEOLOGY

IPS 404 – Theologies of Suffering
IPS 416 – Christian Origins: An Exploration of the New Testament
IPS 467 – Canon Law for Ministers*
IPS 541 – Liturgy and Christian Sacraments

SPIRITUALITY

IPS 573 – Ignatian Spirituality II:  Discernment, Ignatian Prayer, and Social Justice*

ETHICS

BEHP 418 – Cultural Competence in Health Care
BEHP 412 – Organizational Ethics I
BEHP 415 – Catholic Bioethics in Clinical Practice
IPS 465 – Theology and Ethics at the End of Life
IPS 551 – Social Ethics in the Catholic Tradition

ORGANIZATIONAL
MANAGEMENT

CMAN 568 – Management of Professionals in Health Care Organizations

LEADERSHIP

IPS 555 -- Human Person and Psychological Development

*Offered at Loyola's Water Tower Campus, Chicago
**BEHP = Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics  CMAN = Marcella Neihoff School of Nursing

Loyola

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
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