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Health Policy and Management

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
32374 USD/year
32374 USD/year
17272 USD/year
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The MS in Health Policy and Management from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), with a specialization in research, has a curriculum that emphasizes research skills in the area of health services. It includes the preparation of a thesis or comprehensive examination/major written report. 

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Overview

Some Health Policy and Management MS graduates from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  will want to continue their studies and pursue a PhD degree.

Thesis Plan

If the thesis option is approved, a thesis committee is established. The committee approves the thesis prospectus before students file for advancement to candidacy. The thesis must be acceptable to the thesis committee.

Comprehensive Examination/Report Plan

If the comprehensive examination/report plan is approved, a guidance committee of three faculty members is appointed. The comprehensive examination consists of an extensive written research report in the major area of study. It must be approved by the guidance committee, which also must certify successful completion of all degree requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Systems Organization and Financing
  • Applied Regression
  • Health Services Research Design
  • Health Services Research Methodology
  • Practices of Evaluation in Health Services
  • Intro to Epidemiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3.5 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit the departmental application through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS] and a statement of purpose.
  • MS: Admission requirements for the M.S. in Health Policy and Management are the same as for the M.P.H..

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32374 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    32374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32374 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    17272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17272 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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