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Healthcare Administration Accelerated Track

Ferris State University

24 months
Duration
951 USD/credit 19020 USD/year
634 USD/credit 12680 USD/year
634 USD/credit 12680 USD/year
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About

The Master of Healthcare Administration Accelerated Track degree at Ferris State University is designed to meet the needs of today’s healthcare leadership and beyond.

Overview

As the health care industry continues to grow and expand, the demand for skilled health care managers and executives also increases. Employment is expected to grow faster than average with the fastest growth in home health agencies, residential care facilities and practitioners' offices and clinics.

In the expanding, ever-changing healthcare delivery system, extensive expertise and understanding of healthcare industry business is essential, especially for those in leadership roles. This Healthcare Administration Accelerated Track program at Ferris State University prepares graduates with the necessary skill and knowledge to lead the healthcare organizations through the use of evidence-based decision making in the areas of economics, financial management, organizational behavior and human resource management, strategic planning, and marketing, with a keen focus on quality improvement, resource efficiency, and interprofessional collaboration. 

Career

The term 'health services manager' encompasses individuals in many different positions, inlcuding healthcare executives and administrators, who plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise the delivery of health care. These individuals lead change that aligns with current healthcare laws and regulations, as well as current trends in technology and services models to meet the needs of the community(s) they serve.  

Health services managers include both generalists (administrators who manage or help to manage an entire facility or system), and health specialists (managers in charge of specific departments or services found only in the health care industry),and executives (administrators responsible for healthcare delivery systems, or the divisions within healthcare delivery healthcare systems).

Programme Structure

The Healthcare Administration Accelerated Track program is offered by Ferris State University.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

40 alternative credits

40-46

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale. (Provisional admission may be considered for a GPA below 3.0.)
  • International applicants only: A minimum TOEFL score of 550
  • Completion of courses in the areas of mathematics, biology, chemistry, social sciences, and statistics with minimal grades of “C.” (These may be included in the undergraduate degree or taken prior to the MHA program.)
  • Personal statement of interest in healthcare administration.
  • Three professional references.
  • Current resume.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 951 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 634 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 634 USD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

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