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The Public Administration - Healthcare Administration programme from Marist College provides graduate students with critical information needed to optimize both a health care organization and career.

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Overview

Health care administrators and managers face problems unique to their industry, from working within the framework of extensive regulation, through ongoing reimbursement and profitability difficulties, to managing a diverse and highly educated workforce. Meeting those challenges effectively requires specialized preparation. 

With America's health care system undergoing dramatic changes, there is a need for educated health care professionals with extensive knowledge, insight, and problem-solving skills. Students enrolled in the Public Administration - Healthcare Administration  programme from Marist College  will gain the necessary knowledge needed to become effective leaders particularly relating to the rising cost and shifting accessibility of quality health care industry.

Why Choose the Marist Healthcare Administration Graduate Degree Program

If you are already working in health care, this concentration will help you understand the big picture of the industry and how the various provider systems interact. The Healthcare Administration M.P.A. program provides graduate students with the essential knowledge required for senior managerial and planning work in the health services and systems sectors.

If you are new to health care, this concentration will give you a necessary orientation to the industry. Either way, you'll become a more effective manager in health care for having taken the time to develop a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the industry and of the unique situations healthcare managers cope with on a daily basis.

Through the Healthcare Administration Master's degree, students will gain the knowledge and competencies needed for careers in health administration, involving the management of hospitals and other health services organizations as well as public health infrastructure. Healthcare Administration graduates will be prepared to handle complex new developments in technology, economics, ethics, finance, policy, and management.

Graduates of the online Master's of Public Administration Healthcare concentration should be prepared to seek leadership and management positions in government and non-profit organizations.

Accreditation

The MPA program is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • US Health Care Policies and Systems
  • Ethical/Legal Issues in Health Care
  • Critical Issues in Health Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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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.
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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

  • Unofficial transcripts from each college/university attended must be uploaded to the application for admission decision.  Official bachelor’s degree noted transcripts will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement to include responses to the following:
  • Official GRE score report taken within the last 5 years
  • Nonrefundable $70 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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