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Oklahoma State University – Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration2018-02-07T20:08:36+00:00

Oklahoma State University – Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration

Program Overview

According to Oklahoma State University:

The Health Care Administration (HCA) program is a master of science degree in health care administration with options in health care leadership and entrepreneurship or administration. The curriculum provides exposure to management concepts, processes and techniques associated with administration and entrepreneurship functions in a variety of health care organizations. This degree is ideal for those individuals working in health care who wish to move into management or executive positions, however healthcare experience is not required. This degree can be completed in class or fully online.

At a Glance

Total credit hours 32
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Concentrations There are two options for concentrations HCA students can choose: Administration or Leadership and Entrepreneurship.

1. Administrative: geared toward students who have goals toward working in the Healthcare industry. The required courses for this option are the 4 required courses for the HCA program.

2. Leadership and Entrepreneurship: geared toward high-level executive leadership. HCA 5113 is a required course for this option. Students must complete the 4 required courses for the program as well as 5113.

Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/Part-time
Admission requirements According to Oklahoma State University, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Health Administration program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Graduate Application Admission Form
    • Please mark ‘Degree Candidate’ as the Admission status.
    • Please list ‘Health Care Administration’ as the proposed major.
    • Please list ‘Master of Science’ as the degree sought.
  2. Application Fee—online application fee is $50.00. International application fee is $75.00. Payment can be made online.
  3. Official Transcripts—Please submit an official transcript from each college or university attended (or currently attending) including OSU. Applicants are responsible for contacting these schools and requesting official transcripts. Students should have earned a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work.
  4. Health Care Experience—Outline of applicant’s health care experience, if any, and how applicant sees this program benefiting his/her career.
  5. Statement of Qualifications, Goals & Objectives—Please prepare a one- to two-page, typed, double-spaced essay that includes the following:
    • Description of your current job.
    • Description of current and past health care experience, if any.
    • What are your career goals?
    • How will the HCA program help you in achieving these goals?
    • Why are you applying to OSU’s HCA program?
    • What personal strengths will help you attain your goals?
    • What personal challenges do you face in achieving your goals?