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Clinical Leadership in Healthcare Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) Potsdam, NY, United States
The Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Leadership in Healthcare Management is a stand-alone program designed to give you a better understanding of the healthcare industry and the environment in which it exists and is for those who aspire to clinically-related leadership roles.

Overview

It provides physicians, clinicians, pharmacists, nurse managers and other healthcare professionals with an understanding of the complex business environment in which they will ultimately practice, and the degree may enhance the academic record of those who plan to attend medical school.

The clinical leadership program consists of 12 courses of graduate work. At the end, graduates will be prepared to continue their careers in their clinical fields. The program can be completed in one year, full-time, or over a three-year period, part-time.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Health Systems
  • Health Systems Management
  • Healthcare Operations Management
  • Statistical Models for Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Application Fees:  Full-time applicants from the U.S. and Canada are required to pay a $50.00 application fee.  
  • Supplemental information: A resume and an essay or personal statement outlining your goals and objectives in graduate school and beyond are required. 
  • Letters of Reference: Ask three references who can evaluate your work (academically and/or professionally) and overall motivation to pursue your degree.  
  • Transcripts: Send official transcripts.
  • Test Scores: All applicants are required to take the general Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (a score is good for 5 years after test is taken). There are no minimum required scores for the GRE report. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Potsdam

  • 892 - 1950 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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