The Health Care Administration program at Rhode Island College will prepare students for management careers in health care in the private and public sectors, 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.
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.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Health Care Organizations
- Health Policy and Contemporary Issues
- Health Care Finance
- Quality Management/Improvement in Health Care
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Management
- Health Care Informatics
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Administration Health Sciences View 1558 other Masters in Public Health in United States
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- Completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
- A Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration (HCA) or related field from an accredited college or university. Students with a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field with relevant work experience may be considered for admission. For more information, contact program director.
- 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, health or human sciences, nursing or business from Rhode Island College or the University of Rhode Island, with a 3.00 G.P.A. in the major, will exempt the applicant from the GMAT/GRE.
- A letter of intent including a statement of goals.
- Three professional or academic references.
- Completion of courses in Elementary Statistics, Principles of Economics and Introductory Accounting.
International28920 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 964 USD per credit during 12 months.
National28920 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 964 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State14850 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 495 USD per credit during 12 months.
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