Health Systems Administration MS

Rochester Institute of Technology

Program overview

  • 2 years
  • Full time/part time
  • Master's degree
  • Rochester Institute of Technology

Start dates

Rochester
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Program description

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:
  • Research
  • Governance and economics
  • Finance
  • 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.

Tuition fees

Full-time tuition = $40,426 for one school year (2 semesters)

Qualification

Master of Science in Health Systems Administration  

Admission requirements

Bachelor’s degree required

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About this institute

Join a vibrant community teeming with students, experts, and specialists across all fields at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Offering the perfect environment to pursue your passions, RIT offers an intersection of disciplines for you to launch your career.

The student body at RIT consists of approximately 15,400 undergraduate and 3,200 graduate students. Enrolled students represent all 50 states and more than 100 countries. There are 3,200 students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and 2,685 international students enrolled giving you a truly international atmosphere.

For more than 30 years, RIT has been recognized for educational quality and value in U.S. News & World Report. RIT has traditionally been listed among the top 10 regional universities since the magazine started its annual ranking of colleges in 1983.

Contact info

Graduate Enrollment, Bausch & Lomb Center, 58 Lomb Memorial Drive 14623 Rochester, NY USA
+1585-475-2229
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Want to know more about this program, Masters in General Management? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.