Master in Health Administration

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Tuition Credits for graduation Time to Complete
$980/credit 33-36 credits 16 months full-time;
2 years part-time

Program Description

Job growth 17%. Higher than average - Bureau Labor StatisticsOur healthcare system is experiencing rapid transformation. With an aging population, growing medical costs, and emerging technologies, employment for health administrators is expected to grow. In the Regis Master in Health Administration program you will develop skills needed to meet today’s complex healthcare management challenges.

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Program Objectives

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The Graduate Program in Health Administration explores the critical issues in health care and the strategies needed to meet the increasing demand for accessible, high quality and affordable care. In our program, students develop the skills required to become highly effective healthcare managers, leaders, and policy-makers in hospital systems, public health programs, long term care agencies, health insurance companies, government programs, and in many other healthcare settings.

Take this program in one of three convenient formats:

Full-time on campus
Part-time on campus
100% online

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Curriculum

You can earn a Master of Science in Health Administration in as little as three semesters. Courses are designed with the busy working professional in mind, and are offered on weekends and evenings, and many are taught in an intensive hybrid format with an on-line component. A flexible schedule of full or part-time study can be designed according to your individual needs. You may also further enhance your degree by taking additional courses to complete a certificate in gerontology, informatics, or public health. If you attend full-time, you are eligible for a $5000 scholarship.

In addition, our graduate students can take elective courses at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

Coursework includes

  • Health Ethics and Law
  • Strategic Management of Healthcare Organizations
  • Health Information Systems

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Gaining Experience

If you have limited experience in health care, a 100-hour field experience in a health care administration setting will enable you to learn from professionals in the field and build a professional network. Field placements have occurred at places such as Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, and the Massachusetts Hospital Association. If you have had at least two years of experience in a relevant health care setting, including one year in a management role,  the field experience requirement may be waived,  subject to the approval of the program director. 

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Next Steps

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The Graduate Program in Health Administration is for students from a wide variety of academic and work backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing or advancing a career in health care.

Application requirements:

  • Completed application form and transcripts
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • GRE score (may be waived by earning a grade of B or higher in two program courses as a non-matriculated student at Regis)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview with the Program Director

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