Jefferson Online offers the online MS in Health Policy. This degree aims to train students in administrative, leadership, and policy management within the medical field. Through this program, students will learn about the complex factors of what goes into guiding health care policy, from integrating and using technology and information services to keeping up with changes and trends in the rapidly changing world of health care.
Through the program, students may also be trained in the leadership and analytical business skills that are needed to manage safety and cost regulations within the field of health care. Students will take classes such as Health Economics and Health Policy Analysis among others that aim to teach the full ins-and-outs of the hidden challenges and workings of health care policy.
This degree may be well suited for individuals who plan to enter any health care field, such as pharmaceutical professionals or health information technology. This degree may also benefit those individuals working for national or state regulated health fields, or individuals seeking to work in health-related academic fields.
A Capstone Project must be presented on campus.
Three or more years of substantial experience in some aspect of the health/healthcare industry
Earned baccalaureate degree with approximate GPA of 3.0 or higher
Ability to perform graduate work demonstrated by either a graduate degree or at least 9 credits of appropriate graduate coursework with a grade of B or higher; OR a competitive score on the GRE or other graduate entrance examination
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education