Health Leadership

University of Pennsylvania

Master On Campus
12 months
49174 USD/year
49174 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Health Leadership program of University of Pennsylvania prepares professional nurses for leadership roles in areas like project management, healthcare consulting, nursing education, global and public health, health policy, and healthcare quality improvement.


The Health Leadership program of University of Pennsylvania focuses of your studies to best match your interests and career goals. We emphasize research and systems thinking and provide you with the chance to develop leadership skills in a myriad of fields such as policy, education, consulting, quality management, and global health.

We need more nurses with the creativity and leadership skills necessary to change the course of healthcare on a broad scale.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Thinking in Patient Safety
  • Leadership Development in Healthcare
  • Advanced Roles in Administrative Nursing Practice
  • Current Issues In Health and Social Policy
  • Public Policy Leadership in the American Public/Private System of Health Care
  • Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-based Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must have completed a BSN at an accredited college or university and a statistics course. Generally speaking, competitive applicants have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their BSN program. Applicants who have completed their BSN program in the United States with a GPA of 3.2 or greater on a 4.0 scale are eligible to have the GRE requirement waived. 
  • All students at Penn Nursing must fulfill our immunization requirements as well as CPR certification, drug screen and background checks, licensure requirements, and other program-specific qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49174 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    49174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49174 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • 2 year part-time tuition: $75,865


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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Updated over a year ago

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