Mercy College

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Master of Public Administration in Health Services Management



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.P.A.- Master of Public Administration in Health Services Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The MPA is a 48-credit program intended for students seeking a broad multidisciplinary education in health services management. The program has been designed to prepare graduates for roles as health care managers in a rapidly changing health care environment. The program is suitable for students who anticipate careers in a variety of health care facilities in the public, private and not-for-profit settings. The MPA in Health Services Management prepares the graduate for management positions in a variety of health care organizations including hospitals, health centers, physician's offices and other health and human service agencies. Examples of Career Titles include: Health Service Administrator, Medical Center/Health Agency Director, Department Head/Coordinator, Manager/Registration and Scheduling, and Director/Planning and Assessment.


Mercy College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 48

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $754.00 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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