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Health Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Why study the Health Administration degree at Montana State University Billings 

  • Be part of a degree program that is guided by the region's top healthcare leaders to meet national certification standards.
  • Work with and learn from some of the region's most successful health care executives who serve as instructors, guest lecturers and mentors.
  • Access to local, regional and national internship opportunities plus on-the-job experience before you graduate.
  • Develop competencies in General management, Health Industry and Health Policy, Health Leadership, Communication, and Critical Thinking
  • Earn a bachelor's degree that's in demand! Health administration is one of the fastest growing areas of management.

Careers: What kind of work can I do with a BSHA degree?

MSUB Health Administration graduates are prepared for a range of responsibilities administering health facilities and programs:

  • Hospitals and rural hospital management
  • Extended care and long-term care management
  • Clinics and medical group practice management
  • Clinical services managers
  • Medical informatics coordinator
  • Human resources specialists
  • Healthcare services coordinator
  • Community services coordinators
  • Health insurance specialists

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of the US Healthcare System
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Economics
  • Principles of Marketing for Healthcare Organizations
  • Health Law and Ethics
  • Evidence in Research and Evaluation
  • Operations, Outcomes, and Quality
  • Financial Management and Budgeting in Healthcare

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    515

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • ACT composite score of 22 or
  • SAT combined math and verbal score of 1030 or
  • 2.5 grade point average or
  • Rank in the upper half of your high school graduating class

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19245 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Montana Residents1940$ per 1-5 creditsNon-Residents5220$ per 1-5 credits

Living costs for Billings

  • 945 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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