Program Description

Upon completion of this degree, the student should be able to: Apply health care knowledge in economic analysis and policy. Understand organizational structure and governance in addition to equitable and effective human resource policies. Apply principles of health care finance. Apply principles of managerial accounting in health care. Employ market research towards strategic planning in health care. Employ quality improvement processes in health care operations management. Understand technology that supports the practice, research, and decision making in health care.

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Program Length

2 years (8 quarters)

Possible Careers

Practice Administrator, Marketing Director, CEO, Manager of Physician Practice

Admissions Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, transcripts from all universities attended, three letters of reference, and official GRE or GMAT scores (note: if your cumulative undergraduate GPA is a 3.2 or higher, the GRE requirement can be waived).

Prerequisites

Accounting and Microeconomics

Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2019-2020

Year of Program:Year 1Year 2
Tuition$25,955$29,535
Fees$6,235$7,120
Books & Supplies$1,189$917
Instruments
Misc (e.g., Boards, Licensing exam, Uniforms)
Total$33,379$37,572

Notes

Expected costs for the 2019-2020 academic year are based on full time attendance. From year to year, increases are anticipated consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.

Estimated Living Expenses

Academic Year 2019-2020, off campus, with a roommate

Year of Program:Year 1Year 2
Months enrolled912
Room & Board$11,655$15,540
Transportation$2,880$3,840
Personal Expenses$2,070$2,760

Notes

  • Amounts are what a student can apply to borrow for the number of months shown in each academic year based on living off campus with a roommate and not with a relative.
  • International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on the numbers listed here.
  • In general, to qualify for financial aid a student must be enrolled at least half time taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.

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