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Health Systems Administration MSRochester Institute of Technology
Description of Health Systems Administration MS
Health Systems Administration MS - Rochester Institute of Technology
The MS in health systems administration program builds on a foundation of courses in policy and law formation, healthcare economics, finance, insurance reform, innovation, information technology, systems, operations and leadership.
The course work is centered on skills and knowledge sets identified and endorsed by national health care leadership organizations. Graduates of the program are prepared to assume clinical and business leadership roles across the diverse healthcare industry.
The health care industry is changing rapidly due to healthcare reform and the Affordable Care Act. The MS degree encompasses course work that provides students with in-depth knowledge in areas key required for effective management of healthcare organizations such as:
- Governance and economics
- Health insurance
- Process improvement
- Project management and informatics
The curriculum also provides graduates a broad view of health care issues that administrators and leaders must be prepared to deal with effectively. Students will also be prepared to develop and implement plans designed to create and steer health care organizations of the future. Graduates will not only lead today’s healthcare organizations, they will create patient-centered facilities of the future.
Plan of study
The program requires 39 credit hours at the graduate level and can be completed in two years or less. Students may complete the program on a part-time basis. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Toward the end of their program of study, students complete a capstone project consisting of a community research experience.
Bachelor's degree required
This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:
Degree & diploma
Master of Science in Health Systems Administration
Tuition & fees
Full-time tuition = $40,426 for one school year (2 semesters)
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Rochester Institute of Technology
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Location & accommodation
Rochester, United States of America
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