Health Administration

Drexel University

Master Online
12 months
907 USD/credit
907 USD/credit
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The Health Administration program of Drexel University offers a unique opportunity to marry your extensive healthcare experience with the latest business management skills needed to become a respected industry leader and advocate – at a time when the demand for trusted decision makers and creative problem-solvers is greater than ever.


Why should you choose Drexel's online Health Administration Master's program?

  • The Health Administration program of Drexel University emphasizes authentic, problem-based learning in a collaborative online environment, connecting you with local healthcare leaders and fellow classmates through online discussions and a mandatory 5-day on-campus residency
  • You will study with faculty members who are doctorally-prepared educators with vast, executive experience in managed care, non-profit organizations, physician practice management, and hospital and research-based ethics consultations
  • You will master the latest, evidence-based healthcare management theories and practice applications, while honing your transformational leadership, financial, analytical thinking, and interpersonal communications skills
  • There is no thesis requirement
  • The online format enables you to learn on your own schedule, while still providing ample opportunities to connect with your professors and classmates

What can you with a Master's degree in Health Administration?

Graduates of Drexel’s online Master of Health Administration program can look forward to a wide range of rewarding career opportunities, including jobs in hospital administration, pharmaceutical corporations, healthcare consulting firms, health marketing firms, health analysis and policy firms, and healthcare advocacy organizations. Likewise, there are plenty of professional pathways in specialty health services facilities, physician offices, outpatient centers, managed care, insurance organizations, government and public health agencies, health information, tech companies, and nonprofit health and social services agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Business of Healthcare
  • Historical Influences on the US Healthcare System
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Management and Policy
  • Practice issues in Healthcare Management
  • National Health Expenditures
  • Politics and Policy of Healthcare Resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of 3.0 or above is preferred
  • Those with a GPA lower than 3.0 are encouraged to apply, but should in their personal statement highlight relevant work experience, professional certifications, and/or continuing education that demonstrate academic excellence
  • At least three years of previous health care management experience showing a pattern of increased responsibility

Tuition Fee

  • International

    907 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 907 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    907 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 907 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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