College Degrees

Master of Science in Health Care Administration

This program offers a specialized and focused degree in health care administration. Applicants will be able to increase their depth of knowledge in the administration of health care services and programs through a variety of courses in general management and health care administration. The Master of Science (MS) in Health Care Administration is designed for students with educational and/or work experience in the health care field. Students who do not have an undergraduate degree in health care administration or a health care-related degree or who do not have health care industry work experience should choose the MS in Management with the health care administration track.

This 36-credit degree program consists of four core courses, six required health care administration courses, an elective, and a capstone course. All courses for the MS in Health Care Administration will be offered at College Park and Shady Grove, but students may accelerate completion of their program by also taking courses online or at other UMUC sites.

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