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Health Administration

University of Pittsburgh

Master
24 months
Duration
44644 USD/year
44644 USD/year
28700 USD/year
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About

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of Pittsburgh offers students a competency-based curriculum and an array of professional development resources and activities to prepare graduates for managerial roles in health care systems and networks, managed care, health insurance, and long-term care organizations.

Overview

The broad curriculum provides students with a foundation of knowledge, analytical and communication skills, and core values for ongoing career growth and professional and leadership development. 

Upon completion of the Health Administration program at the University of Pittsburgh, our graduates obtain post-graduate fellowships or full-time employment in hospitals, academic medical centers, physician practices, long-term care facilities, health plans, and consulting firms.

Mission: 

  • The Pitt MHA program seeks to transform motivated, service-oriented early careerists into health industry professionals who are optimally prepared to compete nationally for entry-level and mid-level management and leadership positions. 
  • We facilitate this transformation through an engaged learning experience that leverages research-focused faculty and industry practitioners, as well as integrative residency and capstone experiences. 
  • This approach creates a dynamic learning experience enriched by evidence-based practice and high-impact scholarship.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Health Policy And Management In Public Health
  • Policy And Decision Making For Public Health Emergencies And Bioterrorism
  • Comparative Global Health Systems And Policy
  • Current Issues In Health Law
  • Organization Studies: Theory And Applications To Health Care Systems
  • Financial Management Foundations Health Care And Public Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications for admission to the Department of Health Policy and Management are processed through the Office of Student Affairs at Pitt Public Health. 
  • Please note, SOPHAS submits applications to Pitt Public Health only after all required materials are received. Applicants who have submitted applications may track their status online. 
  • In addition, all applicants are required to submit both the general statement and objectives requested in the application and may submit an optional writing sample. Interviews are typically required as part of the application review process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44644 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    44644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44644 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    28700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28700 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

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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