Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Health Care Administration
The Master of Science in Healthcare Administration prepares graduates for administrative positions within the healthcare industry. Individuals from many different healthcare fields, particularly those with bachelor's degrees in clinical areas (nursing, respiratory therapy, medical laboratory sciences, etc.) find greatly enhanced career opportunities. Courses in a variety of areas are presented with a specific emphasis on healthcare.
Graduates of the Master of Science in Health Care Administration will demonstrate:
- Knowledge and understanding of the multiple facets of healthcare administration, including finance, economics, information systems, marketing, decision-making, communication, program evaluation and strategic applications in business
- The ability to evaluate business management concepts in order to be active knowledge-makers in the healthcare field
- Active participation and contribution as leaders in a variety of healthcare settings
About Independence University
For over 30 years, Independence University has been offering quality programs at a distance. We have the experience and we know how to do it well. Our student-oriented staff is prepared to assist you throughout your distance-education experience. Our programs have been evaluated and meet accreditation standards. Independence University is also approved to offer students federal financial aid to those who qualify.
Independence University is by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and, until March 31, 2011, by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). Our Associate’s in Respiratory Care program is by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Independence University is the first and only college to offer Respiratory Therapy programs at a distance, and we`ve been doing it successfully for over 30 years. The University is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Further, many public, private, and government agencies require accreditation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education’s Secretary of Education in order to approve reimbursement and to qualify you to sit for licensure.