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Health Services Administration

Xavier University

36 months
685 USD/credit 14156 USD/year
685 USD/credit 14156 USD/year
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The Graduate Program in Health Services Administration at Xavier University is a CAHME-accredited, nationally-ranked program preparing leaders in healthcare management. 


As one of only seven elite programs in the country requiring the full third year administrative residency, our graduates are readily employed.

 Contemporary course work covers the broad spectrum of health services administration skills, including healthcare management, financial, quantitative, strategic, clinical, policy, ethics and analytical proficiencies focused on leaders who make healthcare organizations better for persons who seek care.

Key features of Xavier University's Health Services Administration program

  • An eight- to 12-month paid administrative residency.
  • An average residency stipend of $43,417 per year.
  • Focus on professional development both in the classroom and with real-world experiences.
  • Residencies can be at hospitals, health maintenance organizations, long-term care facilities and more.
  • Personal guidance from a faculty advisor and a preceptor during your residency.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Healthcare Services in the U.S
  • Health Policy & Policy Analysis
  • Ethical Issues in Health Care
  • Institution & Community Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


62 SCH


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Preferred GMAT or GRE scores of 25th percentile or higher in the quantitative section and 50th percentile or higher in the verbal section. Must have official reports sent directly from GRE or GMAT*.
  • Two completed recommendation forms (from instructor or employer, family members not accepted)
  • Current resume
  • A 1,000 - 1,200 word statement of intent essay
  • Official transcripts from an undergraduate institution or anywhere a student has taken collegiate level courses
  • Personal interviews with Admissions Committee members
  • Accounting course grade of a "C" or higher (Proof of grade must be submitted prior to the start of classes)
  • Statistics course grade of a "C" or higher

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14156 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 685 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    14156 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 685 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Cincinnati

1000 - 1650 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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