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Health Services Administration, M.Sc.

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The Master of Science in Health Services Administration program (M.S./H.S.A.) has been designed to meet the societal need for professionals in the healthcare industry to serve in a variety of leadership roles for organizations that provide health services. 

About

The program prepares students to critically evaluate and apply theory and research in all specialty areas of healthcare and administration into their daily professional work. Graduates are taught to become informed, responsible, and ethical leaders in the community.

Students in the M.S./H.S.A. program are encouraged to explore the complex issues surrounding healthcare in a pluralistic society, applied ethics, and multicultural health. Students are provided with many opportunities to develop analytical and organizational skills in class and apply these skills through course assignments and internships. Specific areas of study include management, marketing, epidemiology, strategic planning, finance, and continuous quality improvement. The diversely rich student body and faculty, representing many ethnic and cultural backgrounds and communities, support the development of cultural competence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Health Services Administration
  • Managerial Epidemiology
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Care Economics
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Health Law & Ethics
  • Applied Biostatistics
  • Finance & Delivery of Health Care Services
  • Health Care Budgeting & Financial Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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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

Students may enter the program in the fall and spring semesters. Applicants must:

  • Have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) on a 4.0 scale or better. Those with a GPA below 3.0 will be considered on a case by case basis for provisional acceptance.
  • An official, acceptable Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score taken within the last five years must be submitted during the application process. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
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  • National

    990 USD/credit
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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