Health Care Administration, M.Sc. | California State University East Bay | Hayward, United States
12 months
Duration
15557 USD/year
15557 USD/year
8429 USD/year
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About

The Health Care Administration program at California State University East Bay has been designed to prepare professionals to meet the present and emerging administration and management challenges in the rapidly changing health services delivery environment.  

Overview

Health services delivery is undergoing rapid growth and change in the United States and around the world - a change that has accelerated in the 21st century. As a result, the responsibilities of health care administrators and managers are continuously being redefined.  In this dynamic environment, health care administrators and managers must keep pace by gaining new knowledge, new skills, and new competencies.

The Health Care Administration program at California State University East Bay exposes students to the latest theories, strategies, and technology in the field, with a focus on developing the professional skills desired by today’s health care employers.  Students in the MS-HCA program acquire the analytical skills needed to explore new models of culturally appropriate patient-centered service delivery systems, develop the leadership skills needed to discover and implement creative solutions to problems, and cultivate their ability to participate collaboratively in diverse work teams.

Career

The need for health care administrators and managers is growing nationally, and even more so in California. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, health care is one of the largest industries in the U.S., and the second largest employer, with more than 11 million jobs. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the average annual health spending growth (6.1%) is anticipated to outpace average annual growth in the overall economy (4.4%) for the projection period of 2009-2019. By 2019, national health spending is expected to reach $4.5 trillion and comprise 19.3% of GDP.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolution of the U.S. Health Care System, Health Disparities and Policy 
  • Health Care Management, Leadership and Strategic Planning 
  • Health Care Quality Improvement Tools and Methodologies 
  • Health Care Technology and Informatics
  • Health Care Legal, Diversity and Ethical Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

34 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you were educated outside of the U.S., you must have earned a degree equivalent to a 4-year U.S. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An official determination of eligibility will be made during the application process.
  • English language proficiency
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV / Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15557 USD/year
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  • National

    15557 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15557 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8429 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8429 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Hayward

1370 - 2510 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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