Clinical Leadership in Healthcare Management, MS

 

Program Summary

Format: Online, On-site, Hybrid


Locations: Capital Region


Credit Hours:

MS
12 Courses


Cost: per credit hour

Our Program

MS Description
The Master of Science Clinical Leadership in Healthcare Management stand-alone program is designed to give the student a better understanding of the healthcare industry and the environment in which it exists, or who aspire to clinically-related leadership roles. It provides physicians, clinicians, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals an understanding of the complex business environment in which they will ultimately practice, and the degree may enhance the academic record of those who plan to attend medical school.  The program can be completed in one year full-time or over a three-year period part-time.

MS with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Program Description
The BS Pharm Sciences and MS Clinical Leadership in Healthcare Management joint program is limited to students from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science (ACPHS).  The objective of this program is to give ACPHS students an understanding of the healthcare industry and the environment in which it exists. Students start coursework in the fall of their fourth year at ACPHS. Students must submit separate applications to the Clarkson University Capital Region Campus and Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science (Students interested in the joint MBA Program should refer to the School of Management section of this catalog).

The Pharmacy Doctorate and Master of Science Clinical Leadership in Health Management joint program is limited to students from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science (ACPHS). The objective of this program is to give ACPHS students an understanding of the complex business environment in which they will ultimately practice. The program is typically completed on a part-time basis over three years. Students start coursework in the fall of their third year at ACPHS. Students must submit separate applications to Clarkson University and Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science (Students interested in the joint MBA Program should refer to the School of Management section of this catalog).

Curriculum

The MS in Clinical Leadership is designed for future clinicians who wish to better understand the health care industry and the environment in which it exists or who aspire to clinically-related leadership roles. It gives clinicians; physicians, pharmacists, and nurse managers, an understanding of the complex business environment in which they will ultimately practice. The degree may enhance the academic record for those who plan to attend medical school.

The twelve course MS in Clinical Leadership degree can be completed in one year on a full-time basis. Joint program students complete the MS degree concurrently with another degree program.

Example Courses & Concentrations

  • Introduction to Health Systems
  • Health Systems Management
  • Healthcare Operations Management
  • Statistical Models for Management
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting and Finance
  • Healthcare Finance
 
  • Health Economics
  • Group Practice Management
  • Legal Aspects of Health Care
  • Health Policy/Managerial Epidemiology
  • Strategic Issues in Healthcare – Capstone
  • Elective

Admission Requirements

Application Requirements
Application, Essay, 3 Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts (TOEFL/IELTS for International Students and WES Translation of Transcripts) (Note: PCAT and/or GPA can waive GMAT)

MS Pre-Requisites
Bachelor’s degree

MS with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Program Pre-Requisites 

  • Enrolled at ACPHS BS Pharmaceutical Sciences Program
  • Enrolled at ACPHS BS Pharmacy Program
  • Enrolled at ACPHS PharmD Program

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more, have questions or are ready to apply contact:
Erin Wheeler
Director of Admissions Professional Programs
ewheeler@clarkson.edu
518/631-9910

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