Health service managers have an average salary of $98,350, and the expected job-growth rate is 20 percent between 2016 and 2026. In this specialization, you explore the many aspects of health services management to successfully run a health care facility, such as costs, quality, accessibility, delivery, organization, financing, human resources and health economics.
When you take the elective Principles of Long-term Care Administration in this specialization, you’re qualified to sit for the Illinois Nursing Home Administrator License exam and to fill roles such as program manager or director, health administrator and health care business manager.
- Credits Required: 45 credit hours.
- Cost Per Credit Hour: $650 per credit hour.
- Time to Completion: Full-time students can complete their degree in as little as two years.
- Program Modality: All courses are taught 100 percent online.
- Certifications: Both MPH specializations prepare you for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) Examination, given by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE).
- Health Services Management Specialization: Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Examination.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Northern Illinois University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent