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Health Administration in Health Policy and Administration

Penn State World Campus

Master Online
12 months
Duration
996 USD/credit
996 USD/credit
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About

Health Administration in Health Policy and Administration from Penn State World Campus can help you combine your health-related work experience with a strong business management education, expanding your qualifications for challenging leadership positions in health care and giving you the tools to lead change in a dynamic environment.

Overview

Health Administration in Health Policy and Administration from Penn State World Campus makes it possible for you to fit a degree program into your life. The flexibility of studying when and where you want can give you the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge you need to make critical decisions that can affect the lives of patients and employees while maintaining your current role.

Careers

Steady job growth in health care is projected for the next several years. As a graduate of the program, you could obtain an administrative, management, or executive position in one of several health care-related organizations, including:

  • hospitals and health systems
  • medical group practices
  • clinics and outpatient care centers
  • home health care agencies
  • skilled nursing facilities
  • insurance companies
  • consulting firms
  • federal regulatory and public health agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Systems in Health Services Administration
  • Population Health and Quality Management in Health Services Organizations
  • Human Resource Management in Health Care Organizations
  • Health Care Marketing
  • Strategy Development and Project Management in Health Services Organizations
  • Strategy Development in Health Services Organizations
  • Health Law

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

49 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
3

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA and Test Scores — postsecondary (undergraduate), junior/senior (last two years) GPA is required. The program prefers an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • English Proficiency
  • References (2)
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Essay 1 — Describe two specific goals you set for yourself and how successful you were in meeting them. What factors led to your accomplishment of each of these goals? 
  • Essay 2 — Describe a time when you set aside your own priorities to help someone at work. What were the circumstances? How did you assist them? What was the result? or Describe a time when you were supervising another person in a manner that expanded their capacity to work independently.
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 996 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 996 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

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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