Master of Science in Health Sciences

Boutique Universities Consortium

Program Description

Master of Science in Health Sciences

Boutique Universities Consortium

The Master of Science in Health Sciences with a Health Care Administration specialization will prepare you to: administer, develop, and implement health education programs; understand current health issues; and master the skills and knowledge required for leadership in health education. Upon graduation, you may function as a healthcare administrator in a variety of settings, both public and private.

The Master of Science in Health Sciences with a Health Education specialization will prepare you to: administer, develop, and implement health education programs; understand current health issues; and master the skills and knowledge required for leadership in health education. United States University is located in beautiful San Diego, California. USU is a world-class university, offering both online classes and on-campus learning. There are more than 35 hospitals located locally and many opportunities for students to gain real-world experience or research while studying.

We demonstrate our dedication to our students through small class sizes that ensure no student is left behind. We keep affordable tuition rates that make education accessible. San Diego is home to a diverse student body that promotes inclusiveness and understanding in the classroom, community, and world. US University offers Homestay and off-campus housing options that allow students to live like true Californians. US University is minutes from beautiful beaches and has an almost perfect climate year round.

Getting your degree can be enjoyable at US University.

Available:

On-Campus: 2 times a month residency--Saturday/Sunday

Concentrations:

Health Care Administration

Prepares professionals for the essential functions of management and critical aspects of US Healthcare system. Students will develop knowledge and skills in ethical and legal decision making. The curriculum emphasizes interventions based on scientific data and learning theories that promote public health through the processes of community education and healthcare management. The program promotes educational opportunities for career advancement, employment mobility, and lifelong learning opportunities. Graduates of this degree program may function as administrators in small clinics, healthcare facilities, and outpatient facilities in a variety of settings, both public and private.

Health Education

Prepares professionals to administer and develop health education programs, to implement health education processes and concepts, to understand current health issues, and to master skills and knowledge appropriate to leadership positions in the field of health education. The curriculum emphasizes interventions based on scientific data and established behavioral and learning theories that promote public health through the processes of education and community organization. Graduates of this degree program may function as community-health educators in a variety of settings, both public and private.Students who successfully graduate from the MSHS in Health Education from US University may be eligible to take the National Certification of Health Educators Exam (CHES).

Time to complete:

36 semester credits / 4 semesters / 18 months.

Average class size:

8 - 10 students.

Transfer:

up to 20% of credits.

Cost:

International Students: $675.00 per creditApproximately $6,075.00 per semester + applicable fees.

Program Requirements:

Students who have not completed an undergraduate degree in health sciences must complete six (6) prerequisite credits prior to starting the core courses.

Prerequisite Requirements:

  • BHE 400: Healthcare Delivery System
  • BHE 404: Principles of Epidemiology

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • $100 application fee
  • Copy of official transcripts; translated & evaluated by an approved NACES agency
  • Proof of English; IELTS score minimum 6.0+; TOEFL minimum 61+
  • Financial Support Declaration & documents
  • Copy of passport with photo
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2.5 minimum GPA

Core Requirements:

  • 24 credits Specialization Requirements: 12 credits
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 29, 2017
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16 months
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