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Health Care Administration

Rhode Island College

12 months
Duration
943 USD/credit
943 USD/credit
485 USD/credit
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About

This MS in Health Care Administration at Rhode Island College focuses on the organization, financing and management of healthcare organizations and the delivery of health care services in the United States.

Overview

The Health Care Administration program at Rhode Island College will prepare students for management careers in health care in the private and public sector, including careers in public health, hospitals, long term care, home/community based care and health insurance. The program is also appropriate for those seeking positions in health policy. 

The curriculum focuses on leadership, trends in health care and policy, health laws and ethics, performance improvement, organizational theory/behavior, health care finance and law. It offers an internship opportunity which will allow students to apply their classroom knowledge in a health care setting.

Why Rhode Island College?

The curriculum focuses on leadership, performance improvement, organizational theory/behavior, health care finance and law. The program will offer an internship opportunity, which will allow students to apply their classroom knowledge in a health care setting.

Learning Objectives

Graduates of the MSHCA program will be able to

  • Effectively manage health services organizations under alternative financing mechanisms
  • Lead and manage others promoting teamwork and excellence in performance in healthcare organizations
  • Lead and manage human resources in diverse organizational environments
  • Promote and lead quality improvement initiatives in health care organizations
  • Manage healthcare organizations with integrity, ethical values and professionalism
  • Apply knowledge of healthcare issues and trends, standards and regulations to optimize the delivery of health services
  • Promote evidence based practice in health care organizations
  • Promote innovation in health care delivery to improve quality and reduce cost

Programme Structure

  • The curriculum focuses on leadership, trends in health care and policy, health laws and ethics, performance improvement, organizational theory/behavior, health care finance and law.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration (HCA) or related field for an accredited college or university. Equivalent work experience may be considered for students with a degree in an unrelated field.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  • Completion of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE). A B.S. degree in HCA or business from Rhode Island College or the University of Rhode Island, with a 3.00 GPA in the major, will exempt the applicant from the GMAT/GRE.
  • A letter of intent including a statement of goals.
  • Three professional and/or academic references.
  • Completion of courses in Elementary Statistics, Principles of Economics and Introductory Accounting.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    943 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    943 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 485 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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