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Health Care Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #984 (BCR) California, MD, United States
Upon completion of this degree, the student should be able to: Apply health care knowledge in economic analysis and policy. Understand organizational structure and governance in addition to equitable and effective human resource policies. Apply principles of health care finance. 
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Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with an emphasis in Health Care Administration provides students with a broad understanding of health care management and practical experience in applying learned principles. Graduates are prepared for careers in upper administration in health service organizations, including medical centers, hospitals, health plans, dental and physician practices, and long-term and managed care settings.

Possible Careers: Practice Administrator, Marketing Director, CEO, Manager of Physician Practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managerial Statistics and Epidemiology for Healthcare
  • Overview of Public Health
  • Principles of Health-Care Finance
  • Principles of Accounting in Health Care
  • Health-Care Economics
  • Organizational Behavior in Health Care
  • Health-Care Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
  • Health-Care Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university, earning a grade point average (GPA) or 3.0 or better (based on a 4.0 scale). A limited number of students with GPA less than 3.0 whose background and experience show strong potential for success are admitted on a provisional basis. All applicants must submit scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    895 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 895 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    895 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 895 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for California

  • 1570 - 2660 USD/month
    Living Costs

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