Program Overview

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers an online Master's of Health Sciences Program. This program is for all practicing health care professionals who already have a bachelor’s degree and are interested in advancing in their careers.

The Master's degree is for those who wish to enhance their skills in areas such as health professionals education, health management, aging or integrative health and wellness, or just to advance in their own career. Some candidates for the Master's of Health Science program include those working in dental hygiene, radiologic sciences, public health and rehabilitative services.

The Master's of Health Sciences Program at Massachusetts College is aimed to prepare students for any escalating roles in their current health occupations. Through the course of this program students will gain the tools they need to advance in their current positions and in all general health care services. Once students have completed the program they will receive their Masters degree and a degree in a specified concentration.

Courses will mainly be held online other than two in-person sessions. The curriculum consists of approximately 36 credits hours for the Masters of Health Sciences degree. Subjects include: Introduction to Health, Policy and Management, Health Epidemiology, Organization and Systems of Health Care, Quantitative Methods for Health Care Administration, Human Resources Management in Health Care, and Specialized Electives. When these courses have been completed students will complete their final capstone experience.

Once graduates have completed the Master's of Health Sciences Program they will have the opportunity to advance in various careers, including those in hospitals, long-term facilities, community-based health care agencies and health education operations.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Accreditation & Licensing

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

    Requirements

    Students must have an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Experience, interest or current employment in health care, GRE scores (if graduated less than five years ago), A minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 90 (internet-based), 213 (computer-based) or 550 (written) for all candidates for whom English is not their primary language.

    School Overview

    Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a four-year private school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The College was founded by pharmacists in 1823, which makes it the oldest institution of higher education in the entire city of Boston and the second-oldest college of pharmacy in the United States. The online campus provides online courses that students can take from home and have a course experience that is similar to on-campus instruction. Online courses utilized discussion boards, voice/video enabled sessions, and email access.

    MCPHS is one of the few private, freestanding colleges in the United States specializing in the education of health professionals. The school offers certificates of completion, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees. 

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