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Top 57 Masters of Science in Healthcare Studies 2019

An MSc, or Master of Science, degree program typically takes two years or more to complete when students participate on a full-time basis. These programs are sometimes taken by professionals who want to improve their employment possibilities; in this case, the program could take much longer.

What is an MSc in Healthcare Studies? This academic program deals with many of the issues faced by healthcare administrators. Studies may cover health administration, pharmaceutical innovations, public interest programs, health communication, global health issues and telemedicine management. Specific classes may include experimentation and informed consent, distribution of scarce resources, management of non-profits, program design methodologies and sociocultural mechanisms of symptom construction.

Individuals who earn an MSc in Healthcare Studies have often honed their abilities to plan well and communicate with others. They’ve often worked to improve their budgeting and time-management skills. Other benefits of the program include an ability to think of multiple solutions to sensitive problems.

This type of program is often available around the world, in both in-person and online settings. It’s reasonable to expect variations in the costs of tuition, housing and related fees. Interested students should carefully research their opportunities.

Careers in the field of healthcare studies can be rewarding on a personal and financial basis. Students first entering their career and those who have worked and studied simultaneously may find their prospects have improved upon graduation. Some of the positions available include biomedical researcher, health care administrator, health economics chief executive officer, nonprofit and for-profit manager, government health agency officer, health promotion specialist, medical sales representative, health information consultant and epidemiologist. Other options include program assistant in Asia and Geopolitics programs and environmental health specialist.

Completion of this master’s program is often a vital step toward successful and rewarding career paths. For more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Madonna University

The Master of Science in Senior Living Administration offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, aimed at both experienced professionals who wish to upgrade their skill or a ... [+]

Why Study Senior Living Administration at Madonna University? The program is the only one of its kind nationally and is delivered entirely online. The aging population is rapidly growing, and the senior living industry is burgeoning in response. Leading a senior living community is challenging, exciting, and rewarding. Since 1974, Madonna has been a pioneer in educating aging services professionals. Program Overview

The Master of Science in Senior Living Administration offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, aimed at both experienced professionals who wish to upgrade their skill or advance their careers, as well as those who have completed related undergraduate degrees and wish to enter the expanding senior living employment market. The program is delivered entirely online to provide maximal flexibility to students. It has a real-world orientation, using case studies and community-based assignments, as well as a capstone research or field component. In addition to a core curriculum and a concentration in either independent/assisted living, nursing home administration, or hospice leadership, students can select from a variety of electives depending on prior knowledge and career objectives. Students in the program learn to... [-]

USA Livonia Gaylord Charter Township of Clinton
September 2019
Campus
Online
Saint Xavier University Online

With SXU's online MSN in Executive Leadership, gain the managerial perspective and critical thinking skills to lead the continuous improvement of processes and patient ca ... [+]

Become a recognized nurse leader and start making a positive impact on your patients, your peers, and your supervisors. The online MSN from Saint Xavier University supports your transformation into a trusted nurse leader with a high-quality, and recognized, program that is affordable, accessible and immediately applicable.

The National League for Nursing (NLN) has designated the SXU School of Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. U.S. News & World Report ranks the program No. 1 Best Online Master's in Nursing by (2017).

Executive Leadership Track (Nurse Administration): Develop the managerial perspective and critical thinking skills to lead the continuous improvement of processes and patient care in a nursing unit or department. Courses in this track help prepare you for the Nurse Executive, Advanced Board Certification exam (NEA-BC) and the Nurse Executive, Board Certification exam (NE-BC) upon completion of administrative employment.... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
Part-time
Online
The Milken Institute School of Public Health

The George Washington University offers an online master in health informatics that prepares graduates to analyze data to optimize healthcare delivery. ... [+]

The healthcare industry is ever-changing, and the need for health information technology specialists is growing rapidly. The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is prepared to meet this increasing need for skilled executives with our online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program, HealthInformatics@GW.

Graduates will be able to improve the efficiency of healthcare organizations and optimize technology to positively influence decision-making in the field. Designed for professionals with a minimum of three years of experience in healthcare, the program prepares students with the skills they need in entrepreneurial and business principles, leadership, project management, and technology to become innovators in health care.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Online
Uninettuno University - Atheneum Liberal Studies

The Master of Science in Health Management with its 2 specializations: the Master of Science in International Health Management and the Master of Science in Public Health ... [+]

The Master of Science in Health Management with its 2 specializations: the Master of Science in Public Health Management and the Master of Science in International Health Management, has been designed by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO in order to provide the necessary knowledge and expertise to senior managers and leaders of the health sector.

The Master is a Distance Learning Program taught FULLY ONLINE and in the ENGLISH language through the award-winning Uninettuno's University e-learning platform. The Master Program has a duration of 18 months that corresponds to 90 ECTS.

It has a flexible and self-paced modular method of study that also permits students to pursue simultaneously their professional activities. The Master focuses on the provision of a multidisciplinary, critically analytical and practice-based approach to the main challenges and issues in health management, planning, and policy, which face the providers of health and health-related services.... [-]

Italy Rome
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Online
Felician University

The Felician University Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) enables students to develop strategic leadership approaches to solving problems in organizat ... [+]

America's healthcare systems, including providers, suppliers, insurance organizations, and policy organizations face a number of challenging imperatives in today’s healthcare environment. Administrators and managers require a deeper understanding of the implications of these imperatives as well as models of new ways of thinking and creating solutions.

The Felician University Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) enables students to develop strategic leadership approaches to solving problems in organizations as well as advancing their professional careers while building awareness of the various aspects of the dynamic healthcare environment.

The MSHA program focuses on building core competencies including the ability to integrate and apply 21st-century leadership concepts, work in and manage teams, communicate effectively to multiple audiences, make better business decisions, and demonstrate personal and organizational ethical and professional standards. Advanced courses include scholarly project work and an optional executive field placement/capstone.... [-]

USA Rutherford
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Northeast Ohio Medical University- College of Graduate Studies

Advance your pharmacy administrative, financial & leadership skills online. The Master of Science (M.S.) in Health-System Pharmacy Administration is a fully online de ... [+]

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Advance your pharmacy administrative, financial & leadership skills online. The Master of Science (M.S.) in Health-System Pharmacy Administration is a fully online degree program designed for experienced pharmacists who want to pursue management and leadership positions in hospital and health-system pharmacy practices.

Online Learning Provides Convenience & Flexibility 67% of our students are pharmacy residents 50% of Health-System Pharmacists will be retiring in the next 10 years 33% of our current students are practicing pharmacists Curriculum

Curriculum delivery is fully online, providing a convenient and flexible opportunity to enable current health care professionals to obtain the skills they need to assume management and leadership positions in hospitals and health-system pharmacy practice environments.... [-]

USA Rootstown Township
August 2019
2 - 6 years
Online
Klaipeda University

The aim of the Master's degree study programme in Health Care Management study programme is to train highly qualified management professionals who are knowledgeable about ... [+]

Overview Location: Lithuania, Klaipeda Type: Master, full-time Nominal duration: 2 years (120 ECTS) Study language: English Awards: MSc (Master of Health Care Management) Tuition fee: € 1860 Application fee: The Application fee for degree study programmes is for citizens of the EU member states or countries of the European Economic Area (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan), as well as those who have a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania: €55. For other students: €150. (Application fee is non-refundable). Application deadline: November 30 / June 30 Studies commence: February 2/ September 2

The aim of the Master's degree study programme in Health Care Management study programme is to train highly qualified management professionals who are knowledgeable about, and experienced in, the application of research methods, able to manage health care organizations, to develop health care programmes, and to implement them.... [-]

Lithuania Klaipėda
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG

Drive the development and implementation of innovation in the complex health service sector in order to facilitate improvement. ... [+]

This course has been designed to fulfill the specific needs and requirements of those interested in a management or leadership role within the complex health service sector. The MSc in Healthcare Operational Management is suitable for students from a range of academic backgrounds within engineering, business, and sciences. Whilst no previous healthcare background is required, the course will appeal to clinically qualified students looking to move into health systems modeling, e-health, health or medical informatics.

We will provide you with

The skills and knowledge to assess organizational performance and drive the development and implementation of innovation in healthcare organizations in order to facilitate improvement. You will learn to evaluate effective programme components and systems, and gain a detailed understanding of quality systems management and the integration of healthcare technologies, systems, and processes within complex service systems. Healthcare organizations share commonalities with production facilities, including the need for efficient process flow, change management, and quality standards. As a student, you will explore the principles, approaches, strategies, and techniques for analyzing, designing, and managing complex healthcare systems. You will learn to measure efficiency and improve effectiveness and productivity without compromising quality or safety.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online

The George Washington University's (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers two online programs in Clinical Research Administration: a Master of Science in Heal ... [+]

Program Description

The George Washington University's (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers two online programs in Clinical Research Administration: a Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS), and a Graduate Certificate.

GW's online Master of Science in Health Science (MSHS) in Clinical Research Administration program prepares students to lead the business and science of clinical research. Going beyond the business of clinical research, students learn how to lead complex, dynamic organizations by competitively scanning the environment through health care policy analysis and creating elements of a health care enterprise strategic business plan with the opportunity to choose aspects from their own workplace. In addition, students develop their own leadership style.... [-]

USA Washington
August 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
Clayton State University

The MHA degree prepares students for careers in health services management in a broad range of health care organizations in an evolving health care delivery system. Struc ... [+]

Master of Health Administration

The curriculum of the MHA is designed to prepare professionals from both health and non-health related areas to lead health service organizations. All students enrolled in the MHA will be required to take Foundation, Advanced, and Elective courses, in addition to a 225-hour internship. The total number of credits is 45.

The vision of the MHA program is to be a premier high-value provider of health administration education at the regional, state and national level to all types of clinical and non-clinical individuals.

The mission of the program is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for entry and mid-level management and leadership positions in a variety of health service organizations in the changing health service system, and to provide excellence in professional education, scholarly research and community service in health care management.... [-]

USA Morrow
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Swansea University

The Master's Degree in Health Care Management develops healthcare managers and enhances their skills within a research-based environment. ... [+]

The Master's Degree in Health Care Management develops healthcare managers and enhances their skills within a research-based environment.

Key Features

Performance:

The MSc focuses on developing an appreciation among students for examining the evidence of good management so it can be put into practice in a context where healthcare is increasingly integrated with social care Emphasis on developing skills has benefitted many people within health care in securing promotion Provides the major content for people seeking their first job in health care management and administration Taught by research active staff from a range of disciplines

Teaching and Employability:

Designed to meet the management development needs of a modern healthcare system Particular emphasis on assessing evidence for what is effective in managing healthcare and leadership Focus on economic evaluation and research-based evidence Description ... [-]
United Kingdom Swansea
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University

Preparing healthcare professionals to facilitate change and drive innovation—from inside organizations and throughout the industry at large. ... [+]

Preparing healthcare professionals to facilitate change and drive innovation—from inside organizations and throughout the industry at large.

The Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership is a dual-degree program in New York City. This two-year executive program will advance your career and strengthen your ability to drive meaningful change in healthcare.

What makes the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership program different?

It’s the only program of its kind in the Ivy League. You’ll graduate with two prestigious degrees from Cornell University: an MBA and an MS in healthcare leadership.

Two powerhouses in graduate education—the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences—have partnered to create a dual-degree program that focuses on building general management skills and developing a deeper understanding of the healthcare industry.... [-]

USA Ithaca
July 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
USI Università della Svizzera italiana

The MSc in Communication, Management and Health is offered by Institute of Communication and Health of USI's Faculty of Communication situated in Lugano - Switzerland. Th ... [+]

The MSc in Communication, Management and Health is offered by Institute of Communication and Health of USI's Faculty of Communication situated in Lugano - Switzerland. This full-time study program comprises 120 ECTS spread over 4 semesters (usual duration 2 years) and is entirely offered in English.

CMH offers a unique opportunity to have a focused and in-depth program in the health sector while at the same time gain a broad understanding of how business and marketing functions operate. This is combined with the opportunity to study in two different cultures, on the east coast of the USA at Virginia Tech and in Lugano at the Università della Svizzera Italiana, USI, based in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
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Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
University of Essex Online

Gain an in-depth understanding of global healthcare whilst learning and developing the skills to excel in leadership with our online MSc in International Healthcare Manag ... [+]

Healthcare is a subject area that affects everyone from all over the world, and this programme gives you a chance to delve into the worldwide management of this complex and vital field.

Our MSc International Healthcare Management will build on your existing experience whilst enhancing your knowledge of the challenges faced by the industry and how to build a successful management and leadership within it. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress your career in a wide variety of healthcare and related organizations.

Developed and taught by subject experts, this programme will look into the complex healthcare management issues facing managers today and give you the ability to make decisions and implement change, whilst gaining an understanding and awareness of risks and how to evaluate alternative approaches. You will also learn to recognize and address ethical, social and political dilemmas, and how to apply ethical and organizational values to situations and choices.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
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Part-time
24 months
Online
Unicaf University (ZM)

The programme aims to produce executives skilled in administration and health economics. More specifically, it covers a wide range of knowledge and skills, necessary for ... [+]

The programme aims to produce executives skilled in administration and health economics. More specifically, it covers a wide range of knowledge and skills, necessary for health professionals, dealing with administration and finance, both in design and planning, as well as in the management of health services. In addition to the expertise and technical skills, the programme teaches the analysis of strategies, measures and actions aimed at developing the health sector, within the wider context of social policy.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Appl... [-]
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September 2019
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