Healthcare Management

Fall - April 25
Spring - November 25
(Priority Deadlines)


GMAT/GRE requirement has been waived for Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 applicants.

The College of Staten Island offers a program leading to the degree of Master of Science in Healthcare Management -- an enormously important and rapidly growing business sector. The degree provides specialized content for those working in health care, and those who wish to enter the healthcare industry. It is designed for new graduates and midcareer professionals to acquire in-depth training in the area of management, which focuses on the needs of healthcare providers. We welcome students from a range of disciplines such as dentistry, gerontology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, occupational and physical therapies, pharmacy, and social work as well as students who are non-clinical professionals working in health care or who have an interest in working in the healthcare industry.

Students in the Master's degree program in Healthcare Management are required to take 33 credit hours, or 11 courses at 3 credits each, at the graduate level. The MS program is designed to 1) help newly promoted and rising healthcare professionals to make an effective transition from clinical and technical roles into broader managerial roles, and 2) enable people with an educational or professional background in business to apply business knowledge to the healthcare industry.

Contact Information

Chandan Acharya

Program Coordinator

Chandan Acharya
Building 3N Room 231
Email Chandan Acharya

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution with an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.

GMAT/GRE requirement has been waived for Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 applicants.

Graduate Application:

Transcripts:

Request official transcripts from all US institutions attended to be sent to CAS. International Transcripts (For those who studied outside of the U.S.) will need to be evaluated by World Education Services (WES) or  Education Credential Evaluators (ECE).  The evaluation must be sent directly to CAS.  There's a link in the Academic History section of the application to order your official evaluation. 

Application Fee:

Submit a $75.00 non-refundable application fee.  The fee must be paid online via the CAS application system.  Applicants who are veterans of the United States Military Service, currently on Active Duty or members of the National Guard or Reserves, may obtain an application fee waiver.  Veteran applicants must submit proof of their Veteran/Military status (ie., DD-214, Current Military ID Card, or Deployment or Pre-separation orders).  Please send proof to graduateadmissions@csi.cuny.edu.  Once we receive your proof, we will issue a fee waiver.

Resume:

A brief one-to-two page resume which should be fully up-to-date and include all post-college work experience.

Letter of Intent:

A one-to-two page letter explaining your interest in pursuing a graduate program in Healthcare Management.

Letters of Recommendation:

Two letters of recommendation from instructors or employers.  One letter, whenever possible, should come from a current or former employer. 

Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE): The CSI Institution code is 282KN35 and for the GRE is 2778. Students from CSI or an AACSB-accredited institution who have an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher can request a waiver subject to review. GMAT/GRE requirement has been waived for Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 applicants.

English Proficiency Examination:  The TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE exam is required of students for whom English is a second language.

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Minimum required score is 79 (Internet). For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the TOEFL website at www.ets.org. Our institutional code is 2778.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): We will only accept the academic exam scores. The minimum required score is 6.5 (overall band).  For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the IELTS website www.ielts.org.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Minimum required score is 53. For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the PTE website www.pearsonpte.com.
  • Duolingo English Test: Minimum required score is 100. For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the Duolingo website.

Students in the Master's degree program in Healthcare Management are required to take 33 credit hours, or 11 courses at 3 credits each, at the graduate level.

The MS in Healthcare Management focuses on providing a broad base of business knowledge supplemented with targeted material about healthcare management. The degree provides training in valued knowledge and skills as identified in consultation with industry experts.

Core Courses

MGT 600 The Administrative Process

3

BUS 605 The Business of Healthcare

3

  OR

 

NRS 705 Health Organizations, Policy, Financing, and Ethics

3

MKT 600 Strategic Marketing Management

3

FNC 600 Financial Management

3

Advanced Courses

MGT 710 Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness

3

  OR

 

NRS 755 Applications of Leadership Models in Professional Practice

3

FNC 710 Healthcare Finance

3

  OR

 

NRS 759 Clinical Finance & Management

3

ISI 710 Information Systems for Healthcare

3

BUS 710 Labor Relations and Conflict Management

3

MGT 725 Healthcare Management

3

MGT 730 Strategic Human Resource Management

3

MKT 730/MGT 735 Services Marketing and Management

3