2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Health Care Administration
Master of Science in Health Care Administration and Management
Classes are offered in Newport, our Center for Adult Education in Warwick and online.
Accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
About the Program
This fully accredited graduate program in Health Care Administration and Management prepares professionals, with either a clinical or business background, for the challenges of managing in the rapidly changing field of health care. The curriculum is designed to allow the student flexibility to tailor the program to meet their educational, professional, and personal goals. It is directed and taught by respected health care and cybersecurity professionals who blend theoretical foundations with personal experiences from their areas of health care management expertise. The program’s structure develops the essential health care knowledge and skills within the context of the University’s commitment to the Christian tradition and emphasizes a sense of personal values and professional responsibility to better meet the needs of others.
A Master of Science or Certificate of Graduate Studies in Health Care Administration and Management may be earned. In addition, a Master of Science in Health Care Administration and Management with a concentration in Cybersecurity or a Certificate of graduate studies in Cybersecurity and Health Care Administration and Management may also be earned.
Joint Bachelor’s/Master’s Program Leading to the Master of Science in Health Care Administration and Management
Salve Regina University offers an accelerated program of study that leads to both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree within five years. This program is designed for the University’s highly motivated, academically talented and qualified undergraduates with a recommended grade point average of 3.30 or higher. Current undergraduates must complete the application process by February 15 of the junior year.
Undergraduate students considered for the five-year program are conditionally accepted into the master’s program and may take four graduate courses (12 credits) during their senior year. Of these 12 credits, six are applied to the undergraduate degree. Final program acceptance is contingent upon successful completion of the undergraduate degree and four graduate courses in the senior year. The total number of credits required to complete the five-year program is 150, 24 of which are graduate credits taken in the fifth year. Accepted students in the joint bachelor’s/master’s program are urged to complete MGT491 in a health care facility during their senior year.