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Health Services Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Harrisonburg, VA, United States
The Health Services Administration major at James Madison University prepares students for entry-level administrative positions, and staff positions requiring administrative skills, in various health services organizations. 
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Overview

Mission

JMU’s Health Services Administration Program prepares students for entry-level administrative positions, and staff positions requiring administrative skills, in various health services organizations. It also provides a solid foundation for graduate study in health administration, business, and related fields.

The Health Services Administration major at James Madison University provides a solid foundation for graduate study in health administration, business, and related fields.

Vision

The vision of the HSA Program is to be recognized as the preferred undergraduate AUPHA Certified Program in the mid-Atlantic region, known for its excellence in education of students in a continually changing health care environment, who will assume a variety of entry-level health care administrative positions in diverse settings. The HSA Program will also be known for its role as a resource to health services organizations.

The HSA Program embraces the following values as it carries out its mission:

Student-focused: We are continuously focused on student needs through the use of appropriate and varied teaching methods to meet varied learning styles in order to promote academic achievement.

Rigor: Our program prepares students to be successful professionals through challenging coursework and experiential learning.

Innovation: Our course content and delivery is forward thinking and helps students gain knowledge of current and cutting edge concepts and practices in the field of health services administration in preparation for entry-level careers.

Excellence: We promote the highest quality of teaching through faculty development, assessment and constant improvement.

Collaboration: We embrace collaboration with our stakeholders, and establish meaningful  relationships between our students, with our students, and with health services organizations to create positive, diverse learning experiences as well as value for the organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

     15/01/2020  National Deadline 

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Non-Business Majors 
  • Computer Information Systems 
  • Introduction to Microeconomics 
  • U.S. and Global Health Care Systems 
  • Elementary Statistics 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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

  • Successful completion of the equivalent of a US secondary education
  • Minimal 2.5 GPA (Grade Point Average) - equivalent to 80% or a 'B-' average
  • Diploma or certification of graduation from High School in your home country
  • Undergraduate applicants who intend to major in theater, dance, music and studio art must also submit a portfolio and/or arrange an audition.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    24150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7250 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Harrisonburg

  • 1050 - 1720 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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