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MS in Healthcare Administration

The online Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program at Southern New Hampshire University is designed to provide an in-depth study of the healthcare industry in order to prepare students to become leaders in this fast-growing field. Learn more about SNHU's Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Students who are interested in preparing for a leadership career within the healthcare industry and expanding their management, critical-thinking, and communications skills may want to consider this Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program. Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have already earned a bachelor's degree to seek admission into a master's program.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in SNHU's Master of Science in Health Administration program have the opportunity to gain the organizational leadership skills and healthcare industry knowledge needed to succeed as a manager within a healthcare organization. The courses are designed to cover the finance, legal, marketing, and human resources aspects of this field as well as to prepare students to analyze and interpret healthcare financial and economic data for strategic planning. Students will also have a chance to learn about the healthcare reimbursement system, public health policies, healthcare information systems, and health promotion. Prior to graduation, students will be required to complete a capstone course that builds on both the student's previous coursework and practical experiences. The curriculum of this program is aligned with the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), and Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA) standards

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of this program could be prepared to take on additional responsibilities in their current position or to seek management-level employment within a variety of healthcare organizations. Job opportunities could be found within hospitals, nursing homes, pharmaceutical companies, state health departments, and medical clinics.

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