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M.Sc. Online

Health Care Administration

University of Maryland University College

12 months
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659 USD/credit
480 USD/credit
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About

Develop advanced managerial skills in the graduate Health Care Administration program at University of Maryland University College to become an agile, adaptive leader.

Overview

Healthcare administrators manage complex organizations that serve diverse individual and community needs. The Master of Science in Health Care Administration program at University of Maryland University College is designed to develop leaders in this dynamic field. In this program, you can gain the expert knowledge, management skills, and strong professional development you need to seize career opportunities and maximize your potential in this era of rapid healthcare transformation.

The programme

UMUC is nationally recognized as a leader in online graduate healthcare programs. By actively participating in national-level discussions that shape healthcare education, we help to ensure that your UMUC degree is recognized, relevant, and respected.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to

  • Apply strong financial management skills, including techniques for responding to uncompensated care, cost increases, increased competition, and increased regulation
  • Use statistical tools to analyze health data and make effective business decisions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of different models in healthcare administration, including contemporary theories, critical perspectives, and best practices for performance excellence in a highly competitive healthcare environment
  • Use decision-making skills for institutional management, organizational development, and intercultural work environments
  • Strategically plan, implement, and evaluate information systems
  • Understand regulatory constraints, provider liability, patient rights, employment law and labor relations, and administrative law for healthcare organizations
  • Analyze public health issues and their impact on healthcare organizations
  • Solve ongoing problems in healthcare financing and delivery

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Health Care Administration
  • Intercultural Communication and Leadership
  • Financial Decision Making for Managers
  • Information Technology for Health Care Administration
  • The U.S. Health Care System
  • Public Health Administration
  • Long-Term Care Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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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.
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Credits

42 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.
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English requirements

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
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    659 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 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.

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