Master of Science in Health Systems Administration
Students in the master's program have opportunities for dynamic learning outside of the classroom, such as at this department event on health systems design that featured AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy, M.D., and other national experts.
The nationally ranked master's program in Health Systems Administration employs a broad systems approach.
Georgetown offers our master's program as both a full-time and a part-time option.
The curriculum includes exposure to the social, technical, economic and policy forces that are shaping and reshaping the context of health care organizations and defining the management agenda.
The three themes that integrate the curriculum are:
- Understanding the organization and functions of the hospital because it is the most complex health care organization
- Quality of care - because achieving high quality is the central moral and technical responsibility of our profession
- Leadership - because our contribution is individuals who have the competencies that are essential for organizing and leading people.
The program offers:
- A curriculum that is competency based and practice centered with a focus on quality
- A highly accessible faculty that includes leading academics and practitioner leaders of a variety of health care organizations
- Small class sizes that foster close relationships with faculty members
- Residency sites at a wide variety of organizations
- Teaming with a practicing executive as mentor
- An integrative case seminar that extends the length of the program
- Opportunities to participate in the unique richness of Washington
- Full-time and part-time option.
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