12 months
Duration
883 USD/credit 27373 USD/year
883 USD/credit 27373 USD/year
883 USD/credit 27373 USD/year
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About

 Master of Health Science (M.H.S.) program at Fairleigh Dickinson University is a 31-credit blended degree program (combining online and in-person course work) designed with specialized tracks allowing students unique opportunities for career development and advancement.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

All students obtaining the MHS complete a health science core consisting of course work around the legal, ethical, managerial, and public-health issues facing all aspects of health care. Following the completion of the core curriculum, students will have the option to pursue one track.

The specially designed tracks provide focused expertise in the areas of clinical research administration or regulatory science. Students in these specialized tracks will complete advanced and specialized course work in preparation for future careers in the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory affairs, health outcomes, and health-care delivery. Courses in these tracks will be offered in person, with options for online and health science hybrid course models being introduced as appropriate.

Careers

 Master of Health Science (M.H.S.) program at Fairleigh Dickinson University is responding to the growing demand for educated and highly skilled professionals in the pharmaceutical industry, in health care delivery, and in health science-related fields.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the health sciences are expected to grow between 25% and 35% by 2020. The metropolitan NY/NJ area has long been at the center of the world’s pharmaceutical and health sciences industries. New Jersey is now home to 300 biotechnology companies, and 20 pharmaceutical and medical technology firms — and 17 out of the world’s top 20 have major facilities in the state.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology and Study Design Evaluation

  • Biostatistics

  • Project Management
  • Ethics of Health Care Research
  • Health Care Systems and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor of science degree with a minimum grade point ratio of 3.00 is recommended.
  • The GRE is recommended but not required. Other standardized tests such as PCAT, MCAT, and DAT may be considered as well. The application package must include:
  • A completed FDU Graduate Admissions Application;
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all colleges and universities attended;
  • Two letters of recommendation (from a professor, employer, or professional in the field familiar with the student’s strengths and abilities);
  • Official test scores from one of the following standardized exams: GRE, PCAT, MCAT, or DAT (if applicable);
  • Personal statement; and
  • Resume or curriculum vitae. Applicants who have not completed all the requirements for admission to the degree program may be permitted to enroll in classes for credit on a conditional/probationary or nondegree basis.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27373 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27373 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    27373 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 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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