Health Care Management

Rutgers University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
736 USD/credit
736 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Health professionals can advance in their careers and enhance the value they bring to their current organization with our Master of Science in Health Care Management (MSHM) from Rutgers University.


This fully online Master of Science in Health Care Management (MSHM) from Rutgers University builds upon the experiences of current health professionals by strengthening competencies in management, leadership, strategic planning, finance, quality assurance, informatics, legal compliance and ethics. The program is offered part-time, allowing students to work full-time while pursuing an advanced degree. We offer three specialized tracks: Management and Leadership, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and Health Care Informatics.

According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for medical health service managers is expected to grow 17 percent through 2024. An advanced degree will enable graduates to accelerate their careers in one of today’s fastest-growing occupational fields.

The Healthcare Management Master’s program offers three specialized tracks:

  • The Healthcare Informatics Track
  • The Management and Leadership track
  • The Behavioral Health

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical Issues in Health Care Practice
  • Health Care Information Systems
  • Legal Aspects of Health Care
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Systems
  • Healthcare Policy and Planning
  • Health Care Data Management
  • Information Management and Communication Technologies
  • Health Care Information Privacy, Security and Confidentiality
  • Quality Management in Health Care
  • Research Methods for the Health Sciences

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 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

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

  • Minimum of a bachelor of science degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • A minimum of two to three years full-time experience working in the healthcare industry
  • Two letters of recommendation using the Recommender Form
  • Structured personal statement
  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions attended
  • Resume/CV
  • Completed application
  • Payment of application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    736 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 736 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    736 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 736 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.

Getting a Student Visa

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Updated over a year ago

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Health Care Management
Rutgers University