Health Administration M.S.
There is never a time when health care professionals are not in demand. At Saint Joseph’s University, the Health Administration M.S. is structured primarily for health care professionals with considerable experience in the health delivery system who are interested in the management and administrative aspects of health organizations and the health system.
The Health Administration M.S. offers a core curriculum focusing on population and status assessment, health policy, organization development, operations and information systems, legal principles, leadership and more. The curriculum is designed to provide you with technical and behavioral competencies necessary to succeed in your career. Start today and take classes on campus, online or both.
Customize Your Study
The curriculum is designed to provide the technical and behavioral competencies as defined by the Health Leadership Competency Model, Version 2 developed by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership, and offers concentrations in:
- Health Informatics
- Organization Development and Leadership
17% job growth expected for medical and health-service managers between 2014 and 2024
At a Glance
|Start Terms||Fall, Spring and Summer|
|Format||On Campus or Online|
|Credits & Concentrations||
General track (no concentration): 36 credits
Informatics: 42 credits
Organization Development & Leadership: 42 credits
|Full Time||9 credits per semester|
6 credits per semester
|Tuition||$887 per credit|
|Average Class Size||20 students or less|
|Average Work Experience||The average student in the program has 7 years of work experience in the health care industry. A minimum of 2 years work experience is recommended to apply to the program.|
|Housing||While most of our graduate students commute there are resources available for those interested in living both on-campus, or in near-by off-campus housing.|
|Jobs in Health Administration||
|Graduate Assistantships||Graduate assistantships are offered on a limited basis. Please contact the program director for availability.|
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