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Master On Campus Online

Health Administration

Southern Illinois University

24 months
Duration
35213 USD/year
35213 USD/year
14085 USD/year
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About

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at Southern Illinois University is designed for individuals who have successfully completed an undergraduate program of study in an associated field to allied health, healthcare management, business, or a closely related/equivalent field.

Overview

The online Master of Health Administration program at Southern Illinois University is specifically tailored to meet the needs of those who are place bound, or who hold full-employment that prevents them from completing a master’s degree via traditional methods.

Those interested in the management of hospitals, long-term care facilities, physician’s practices, government health agencies, physicians, and other patient care providers are encouraged to enroll. 

Program objectives

  • Prepare the student to practice as healthcare executives/managers by offering a balanced curriculum and quality didactic/experiential instruction.
  • Provide didactic and experiential opportunities that lead to research in educational, professional, or healthcare issues relating to health administration and/or management.
  • Offer avenues to students for development and growth within the healthcare administrative profession.
  • Offer avenues for students to develop and apply skills in effective communication, analytical and critical thinking, and problem solving necessary for successful administrative roles in healthcare practice.
  • Provide an accessible opportunity for regional, national, and global health care/business professionals to acquire a terminal degree, especially for those who are place-bound or holding full-time employment that prevents them from completing a master’s degree via traditional methods.
  • Provide an accessible opportunity for regional, national, and global health care/business professionals to acquire the necessary means to succeed in a global and diverse workforce/workplace.
  • Provide an accessible opportunity to pursue graduate education that will prepare individuals for entry into related doctoral programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Resource Management in Health Care
  • Strategic Leadership in Healthcare
  • Individual Research in Healthcare
  • Legal and Ethical Fundamentals of Health Care
  • Healthcare Policy
  • Managerial Epidemiology and Evidence Based Management
  • Health Economics
  • Financial Issues in Healthcare
  • Managing Health Information

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to a Master's program:

  • 2.7 (on a 4.0 grading scale) on approximately the last two years of your Bachelor's degree
  • Online application
  • Proof of funds (bank statement or letter from financial institution) is required to complete your application process.
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14085 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Carbondale

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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