Health Administration Degrees in New York

One of the largest and most diverse states in the nation, New York is also the state which employs the second highest number of managerial health professionals; it is also among states with the highest median wages in this field.

Consider a Featured Online Health Administration Program

School and Program Information Online Program? GRE Requirements Course Information
American University
Online M.S. in Health Care Management
Curriculum is specifically aligned with AUPHA, CAHME, HLA standards
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Masters
Contact admissions representative 20-month, 30-credit online program. Program designed with input of an advisory council comprised of healthcare industry experts using a unique curriculum structure called the Professional Studies Experience (PSE).
George Washington University
Online Healthcare MBA
AACSB Accredited
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Masters
No GMAT for qualified applicants Healthcare MBA is designed specifically for those who are interested in the business and leadership aspect of healthcare organizations.
George Mason University
Online MHA in Health Systems Management
Program is a mirror image of the CAHME accredited degree offered on campus
check_circle Online Contact admissions representative 47 credit hours, evidence-based curriculum. 24 month MHA program with synchronous and asynchronous practicum.
George Washington University
Online BSHS & Online MSHS
- Clinical Operations and Healthcare Management
MSACS Accredited
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Bachelors and Masters
Contact admissions representative Online Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS), Graduate Certificates and Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) programs for healthcare professionals.

The New York City's public "Health + Hospital" system alone is a massive and constantly-growing $6.7 billion a year industry and the largest such municipal healthcare organization in the nation, with more than seventy locations which provide care to over 1.4 million New Yorkers each year.

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

The George Washington University’s (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) programs for healthcare professionals, including a BSHS in Clinical Operations and Healthcare Management.
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American University’s online MS in Healthcare Management will give you the skills you need to manage effectively within healthcare organizations and successfully navigate change. Graduate Certificate option also available.
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Known for its progressive legislation, high standards of living, and rich network of prestigious and historic universities, New York may be a state for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a career in Health Administration.

Common Master’s in Health Care Administration Degree Concepts

While exact degree paths will vary, we have listed below some of the key concepts you are likely to find in any MHA degree plan.

Introduction to Health Policy and Management

This course is meant to introduce students to the basic concepts of health and illness at a societal level, and the organization of a healthcare system. Students will learn the history of the U.S. health care system and the challenges facing it.

Health Economics

Students here learn about the goods and services markets specific to healthcare systems in the U.S., as well as the microeconomic principles which govern them. Students are generally introduced to the effects of public policy on the workings of a healthcare system.

Health Law

This and similar courses aim to introduce students of public health to the legal issues and legal precedents concerning the administration and management of private and public healthcare entities.

Health Administrators in New York

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the level of employment in the field of healthcare management and administration is expected to grow at a rate of twenty percent through 2026: far faster than the national employment average.

Currently, New York is the state with the second highest level of employment in this field, with 2.81 per 1000 jobs being related to health management. In addition, New York health administrators enjoy some of the highest wages in the country, with an annual mean salary of $136,770.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in this field, there are no shortage of educational and employment opportunities within the state of New York; and this state might prove to be one of the best in the country to work in such a field. You may wish to consider some of the institutional options below.

Example MHA Programs in New York

City University of New York

Home to over twenty-five different and interconnected colleges throughout New York’s five boroughs, the City University of New York (CUNY) is the largest urban university system in the world, and one of the largest and richest public university systems in the nation, with annual resources exceeding $3 billion, and over 274,000 students.

Within this rich public system are various options for those interested in pursuing a Health Administration degree.

Baruch College

Ranked as the fourth best public school in the region, Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business offers an Executive MBA in Healthcare Administration. With a 49.5 credit trimester system that takes place over 30 months, this part-time degree plan with online options is meant to help health professionals fast-track their studies and re-enter the field with an expanded view and understanding of healthcare systems.

Ranked by Forbes as among the best value colleges in the nation

This three-year program has an average annual cost of $39,043 for in-state residents, and $57,043 for out-of-state residents.

As always, you should investigate financial aid packages for which you might qualify.

Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

This relatively new, inter-collegiate endeavor is CUNY’s attempt to unify high-quality, graduate level health education across its different campuses throughout the city of New York.

Their Master’s in Health Policy and Management specifically prepares students for the difficulties related to managing complex, urban health systems, as well as for the policy, economic, and environmental factors interwoven in the field.

This two-year, full-time program requires a minimum 3.0 GPA, two letters of recommendation, and at least one year of prior experience within the field. Students will have access to the many research institutes that form part of CUNY, including the Urban Food Policy Institute, the Center for Immigrant, Refugee, and Global Health, and the Center for Innovation in Mental Health, among others.

Full time, in-state students can expect to pay a base tuition of approximately $5,695 per semester

While full time out-of-state students can expect a tuition of roughly $855 per credit (with 12 credits qualifying as full time). Part-time students can expect to pay between $480 and $855 per credit hour, depending on their residency status.

Columbia University

With over 250 years of history as one of the most prestigious private universities in the nation, Columbia University is an excellent option for those wishing to attend a university with some of the best and brightest students in the nation, with access to award-winning professors and a wealth of resources.

The Master’s of Healthcare Administration offered at the Mailman School of Public Health is available in full-time, part-time, and executive formats, all of which are accredited by the CAHME. Their full-time program is a highly structured degree in which students can expect to take five classes a week and graduate in two years.

The part-time program comprises evening classes and is meant for working students with at least one year of experience in the field: students can expect to graduate in 28 months. For professionals with at least seven years of experience in the field, the Executive track comprises a two year period in which students will complete online coursework in addition to attending long-weekend classes (Thursday to Sunday) once a month.

Tuition will vary depending on the program chosen, but generally amounts to a base fee of $1,672 per credit hour.

Keep in mind that other fees associated with the college will increase the total amount you pay.

While more expensive than other, public options, it is worth noting that in the 2016-2017 year, 96 percent of full-time students were employed within three months of graduating.

List of Programs

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

List of New York Programs

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Accredited
Garden City NY
Columbia University in the City of New York - Master of Health Administration
Accredited
New York NY
Cornell University - Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Accredited
Ithaca NY
Accredited
New York NY
Accredited
Amherst NY
Excelsior College - Master of Science in Nursing
Accredited
Albany NY
Excelsior College - Master of Science in Nursing
Accredited
Albany NY
Accredited
Hamburg NY
Hofstra University - Master of Health Administration
Accredited
Hempstead NY
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - MS in Health Care Delivery Leadership
Accredited
New York NY
LIU Brooklyn - Master of Public Administration in Health Administration
Accredited
Brooklyn NY
Accredited
Brookville NY
Mercy College - M.S. in Health Services Management
Accredited
Dobbs Ferry NY
Mercy College - M.S. in Nursing/Nursing Administration
Accredited
Dobbs Ferry NY
Accredited
Rockville Centre NY
Accredited
Rockville Centre NY
Accredited
New York NY
Accredited
New York NY
Roberts Wesleyan College - Health Administration, M.S.
Accredited
Rochester NY
Roberts Wesleyan College - Nursing Leadership & Administration, M.S.
Accredited
Rochester NY
Rochester Institute of Technology - Medical Informatics MS degree
Accredited
Rochester NY
Stony Brook University - Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Management
Accredited
Stony Brook NY
Stony Brook University - Master of Science in Nursing Leadership
Accredited
Stony Brook NY
SUNY Downstate Medical Center - Master of Science in Medical Informatics
Accredited
Brooklyn NY
Accredited
New York NY
Accredited
Schenectady NY
Accredited
Buffalo NY