Master’s in Health Care Administration – Marshall University

The Master’s in Health Care Administration degree program is designed to provide individuals with a comprehensive perspective of the health care environment. Emphasis is placed on a global view of health care rather than a targeted sector (such as hospitals, nursing homes, etc.) of the industry.

Students completing the program frequently pursue employment opportunities in environments ranging from hospitals to medical practices to health insurers/buyers. While the program attracts individuals from all undergraduate disciplines, many of the students have strong clinical backgrounds and are interested in building their management skills with a focus toward their clinical expertise. This specialized business degree provides a firm foundation for the understanding of and leadership within the health care field

Students must meet one of the following admission requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution with an undergraduate Grade Point Average CGPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all previously completed undergraduate coursework.

  • Applicants whose undergraduate GPA is below a 3.0 from a regionally accredited institution may be eligible for provisional admission to the program. If an applicant’s GPA is below a 3.0, they can include letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume, or any other material that could help make your case to the Admissions Committee. While provisionally admitted, the applicant must maintain a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher would be placed on academic probation or even face dismissal from the program.


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