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Health Services Administration

University at Buffalo

Master
12 months
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23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

Learn how to assess population health needs, formulate policies and interventions, and assure the effectiveness of community programs and services. A master degree in Health Services Administration is offered by the University at Buffalo. 

Overview

One of the biggest issues that the U.S. healthcare system is facing today is how to control healthcare costs while improving population health and maintaining meaningful and efficient patient-provider interactions. We offer a master degree in Health Services Administration at the University at Buffalo. 

In response to this demand, we developed a multidisciplinary program that combines innovative research with didactic training in core public health concepts, policy formulation, community health assessment, program intervention and urban planning design, behavioral economics and financial incentives, implementation and dissemination research, program management and evaluation, and other core health services competencies.

As a public health administrator, you will be involved with program planning, implementation, participation, evaluation, collaborations and partner­ships, policy development, and public and professional communication.

Career Development

You will be prepared to work in a variety of fields, including:

  • All branches and levels of government
  • Health care organizations, hospitals, health maintenance organizations and industrial medical care offices
  • Nonprofit organizations such as the American Heart Association
  • Public health advocacy and other community-based organizations

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Study of Health Behavior
  • Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Health Care Organization
  • Biological Basis of Public Health
  • Public Health Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Minimum GRE scores in the 50th percentile for each category See exceptions for the GRE
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 
  • Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)
  • One general biology course
  • One health related science course (e.g., nutrition, anatomy, microbiology, or physiology)
  • One college level mathematics course (e.g., calculus or statistics; calculus is preferred for students concentrating in epidemiology; and at least two years of high school algebra)
  • Two courses in behavioral sciences, including a course in sociology or social psychology, and a course in subjects such as anthropology, psychology, political science or economics
  • A basic computing course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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