Admission and Program Requirments – Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

Admissions Requirements

In addition to a completed admissions application, the following are required:

  • Graduation from an accredited baccalaureate program
  • Official transcripts of past collegiate work including post-baccalaureate work
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement

Note: GMAT scores may be requested from students if some application requirements are not sufficient to make an admission decision.

Program Requirements*


First Year
Course # Course Name Credits
HCA 001 Transition to Graduate Studies 0
HCA 515 Management and Structural Analysis of Healthcare Organization 3
ENT 530 Organizational Performance and Ethics 3
HCA 540 Human Resources Management in Healthcare 3
NURS 520 Advocacy: Practice in Global Political and Social Systems 3
QUANT 571 Statistical Analysis for Business 3
FIN 572 Financial Tools and Techniques 3
Second Year
CS 630 Information Technology and Management of Data 3
HCA 650 Principles of Project Management 3
HCA 590 Advanced Healthcare Policy 3
HCA 530 Advanced Leadership and Strategies 3
NURS 620 Critiques of Quality and Safe Practice Research: Implications for Healthcare Administration 3
BUS 501 Advanced Business Dimensions of Healthcare 3
ENT 595 Competency Portfolio Review and Assessment 3
Total credits: 39

*Please note: Course offerings are subject to change.

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Admissions Contact

Olga Velasquez, M.A
Assistant Director of Office of Admissions
Phone: 201.355.1449

3rd Floor, Castle, Rutherford Campus

Program Contact

Dr. David Turi, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Business
Phone: 201.559.3327
Blessed Mary Angela Hall, Second floor
Rutherford Campus