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.
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
- 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.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Health Management Health Sciences View 1996 other Masters in Health Sciences in United States
- 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.
International28290 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
National28290 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State14550 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 485 USD per credit during 12 months.
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