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Master’s of Health Care Administration Program

Program Details

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers a program for a Master's of Health Care Administration. The program is designed for students who already have a Bachelor’s degree and are interested in advancing their health care career in areas of administration. These areas include leadership, decision-making, financial resources, human resources and community relation career opportunities.

Massachusetts Master's of Health Care Administration Program is intended to prepare students for career opportunities in administrative and management positions. Students are prepared for positions in hospitals, managed care organizations, long-term care settings, multi-institutional system offices, governmental health agencies, and other health related organizations. Students have the opportunity to choose the career path they are interested in and start developing the skills necessary in that field.

The Master's of Health Care Administration Program has multiple subject areas that students will cover. These include: analysis of the health care system and its current challenges, management and organizational behavior of health care organizations, economic and financial aspects of health administration, strategic planning and marketing, public policy, ethical and legal aspects of health care management and more. All classes are offered online with only three mandatory campus sessions. These in-class session dates will be available far in advance.

Potential careers include employment as medical and health services managers at hospitals, physician offices, nursing/residential care facilities, home health care services, federal government health care facilities, outpatient care centers, insurance carriers and community care facilities for the elderly.


To be eligible for the program students must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University. They must be experienced, have interest or be currently employed in health care. They must submit a GRE score, and a minimum TOEFL score of 90 (English as foreign language), 213 (internet based), or 550 (written) for whom English is not their primary language.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education