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Health Care Administration

Purdue Global

Master Online
18 months
Duration
485 USD/credit
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With America's health care system constantly evolving, management of this shifting landscape requires professionals with special knowledge, insight, and problem-solving skills. Equip yourself to meet the challenge with a master’s degree in health care administration. The Health Care Administration program is offered by Purdue Global.

Overview

The Health Care Administration program is offered by Purdue Global emphasizes advanced knowledge and skills as well as overall concepts, values, research methods, and applications relevant to the health care field. Coursework is focused on preparing you to:

  • Compare theoretical health care principles essential to leadership positions.
  • Design effective strategies based on leadership and management concepts within the health care industry.
  • Assess the impact of economics, ethics, professional standards, and the law on health care administration.
  • Develop policies and programs to address health care industry concerns.
  • Analyze statistical and financial methods in order to evaluate health care practices.

Career Opportunities

Effective leadership in the industry can help improve management structures and find solutions to unique challenges facing individuals and communities. Purdue Global's master's in health care administration is designed to prepare graduates for leadership and management positions in governmental, nonprofit, public, and private organizations.

Some career titles associated with an MHA degree include*:

  • Medical office manager
  • Practice manager
  • Intake coordinator
  • Patient coordinator
  • Contract administrator
  • Payroll coordinator
  • Program manager
  • Administrator (medical)
  • Department manager (medical)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Development for Health Care
  • Leadership in Health Care
  • Health Care Financial Management
  • Health Law
  • Human Resources for Health Care Managers
  • Health Care Statistics
  • Health Care Operations and Quality Assessment
  • Health Policy
  • Community Health Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
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).
6.5 (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.
80 (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

To apply to Purdue Global’s graduate programs, you must:

  • Submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • By the last day of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. If an official transcript is not submitted by this time, you will be withdrawn from the University, blocked from reentry, and your academic credentials will be withheld until such documentation is provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 485 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 485 USD per credit and a duration of 18 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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