Management - Health Care Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
Online
Examine the role of management in improving the quality of health care services. Focus on the changing relationships among payers, providers, and suppliers, and the legal issues facing today's health care providers. Explore the marketing and strategy behind health care. 

About

This comprehensive online master's degree program is designed to provide you with rigorous training - including assignments, reports, presentations, and group projects - to help you develop the savvy and proficiencies to find solutions in real - life business situations.

Highlights of the program include:
  • Analyzing theories and trends of leadership, organizational behavior and social responsibility, and ethics in making strategic business decisions
  • Developing critical skills required to be a successful change agent - as an employee or consultant - to facilitate an organizational culture that supports business strategy
  • Examining organizational finance practices and human resource management in today's dynamic and global marketplace
  • Designing a capstone research project that integrates the theories explored in your online coursework with practical real-world application

Accreditation

Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Health Care Operations And Quality Assessment
  • Health Policy
  • Health Care Marketing
  • International Epidemiology and Global Health
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Management Theories And Practices
  • Leadership Theory And Practice
  • Organizational Excellence And Change
  • Action Research And Consulting Skills

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    16 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply to Kaplan University’s graduate programs, you must:

  • Submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • By the last day of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. If an official transcript is not submitted by this time, you will be withdrawn from the University, blocked from reentry, and your academic credentials will be withheld until such documentation is provided.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 485 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 485 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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