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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

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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

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  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 425 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 425 USD per credit during 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.

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