24 months
370 USD/credit 7400 USD/year
370 USD/credit 7400 USD/year
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Understand what it takes to lead in the healthcare industry, including strategic decision-making, operational management, and innovative thinking, with the Healthcare Administration MSc course from the American Public University (APU).


Course Details

The Healthcare Administration MSc course from the American Public University develops your capacity to lead a diverse workforce and provide quality patient-centered care in a hospital, healthcare system, or medical practice. This health administration master’s program covers legal and ethical healthcare administration, organizational behavior, technology applications in health information management, and financial management.

A field experience practicum allows you to examine the structure, leadership, governance, and culture of a healthcare organization. You will explore the roles of chief executive officer, chief financial officer, and chief medical and clinical officers.

What You'll Learn

  • Develop strategic business plans to achieve organizational goals
  • Construct a personal philosophy of effective and ethical leadership in healthcare
  • Apply both ethical and legal principles to healthcare administration
  • Integrate concepts of organizational behavior to lead a diverse workforce
  • Design an effective plan for managing an organization's financial and human resources, based on sound financial and economic principles

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Resource Management in Healthcare
  • The Business of Healthcare
  • Healthcare Finance
  • Operational Quality in Healthcare
  • Situational Experiences for Healthcare Administrators
  • Organizational Behavior

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly


40 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU master's degree and graduate certificate programs require a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    7400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.

$250 with military grant


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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