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Public Administration - Health Services Administration

Kean University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
20714 USD/year
20714 USD/year
15752 USD/year
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About

The Public Administration - Health Services Administration program from Kean University was designed by our faculty in consultation with our Board of Advisors and the health care community to provide our students with the foundation to become effective leaders of health care organizations.

Overview

This Public Administration - Health Services Administration program from Kean University prepares you to begin or advance in careers as administrators in health care organizations providing you with the knowledge, the values and the skills to work effectively and to administer programs in virtually any segment of the health-care community. Your coursework provide you with the conceptual and practical skills covering the critical elements of administration, including marketing, budgeting, strategic planning, human resources, information systems, law, leadership and ethics, and multicultural competencies. 

We help you focus on the unique nature and needs of health services organizations and gain the skills and knowledge specific to and necessary for leadership in this growing and dynamic sector. The sheer diversity of health services organizations and the issues they work on means that the heath care sector requires leaders with a thorough understanding of the complex health landscape.

What You Learn

You can improve your practical skill set and theoretical background in public administration by pursuing one of the following:

  • The Public Management option focuses on generalist skills with courses on budgeting, human resources and more
  • The Health Care Administration option prepares graduates for management positions in health care organizations
  • The Nonprofit Management option prepares graduates for administrative management positions in nonprofit organizations and other entities that regulate or fund nonprofit organizations

All three tracks provide a comprehensive MPA education that will be an asset in the job market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Foundations of Public Administration
  • Economic Issues in Public Adm Economic Issues in Public Adm
  • Analytical Methods in Public Management
  • Research Methods and Design
  • Managing Info Sys/pub Sector Managing Info Sys/pub Sector
  • Financial Mgmt of Health Organ
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership and Management
  • Graduate Internship in Public Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 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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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (candidates with under a 3.0 will be considered based on the strength of the overall application)
  • Official copies of ALL post-secondary transcripts (this includes transcripts that reflect transfer credit)
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 2-3 Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10357 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10357 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    15752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7876 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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