August 19, 2017

 

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Master’s in Healthcare Management Degrees in New Jersey – R-T

The overall health of New Jersey’s economy is closely tied to the evolving health care industry. New Jersey’s health care industry continues to develop and change in order to meet the needs of New Jersey’s growing population, changing demographics. Over the past two decades the Healthcare industry has added over 160,000 new jobs in New Jersey, growing well above national averages. In 2009, the healthcare sector paid an average wage of $50,845 in New Jersey. This is 8.4 percent more than the average for healthcare sector employment in the United States, and 13.7 percent more than the average growth. It is an exciting time for those pursuing a career as a Healthcare Manager and those with Master’s Level Degree from NJ colleges and universities will be prepared to meet the challenge.

Rutgers University

School of Health Related Professions

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Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics/ Master of Public Health Dual Degree (pending approval)

The Rutgers School of Health Related Professionals and Rutgers School of Public Health have partnered to offer students an opportunity to simultaneously earn a Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics (MS) with a Master of Public Health (MPH). Coursework for the dual degree program allows students to build on their biomedical informatics training with a sound understanding of public health fields including epidemiology and biostatistics. The dual program is a benefit to students interested in pursuing clinical careers by concurrently broadening their knowledge base in public health and biomedical informatics. Additionally, There are four concentrations or specialization tracks students can choose from, including:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Nano medicine & Clinical Informatics
  • Consumer/Patient Care Informatics
  • Hospital/Healthcare Management Informatics
  • Interested applicants in the MS/MPH dual-degree program must apply separately to each school.

Master of Science in Biomedical Science/ Master of Public Health Dual Degree

The Rowan Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Rutgers School of Public Health offers students the opportunity to earn a dual (thesis based) Master of Science in Biomedical Science (MS) concurrently with a Master of Public Health (MPH). The MS/MPH degree program provides students with an in depth knowledge of modern research methods and scientific foundations in biomedical sciences and public health. Depending on the schedule chosen, The MS/MPH program allows dual-degree students to complete both their MS in Biomedical Sciences degree and the MPH degree in as little as four years. Future careers of graduates of the dual-degree include:

  • Urban governmental agencies
  • State and Federal Departments of Health
  • Non governmental health organizations such as the following: American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association
  • Pharmaceutical/biotech companies

Master of Science in Nursing (Advanced MS in Nursing (Advanced Community Health Nursing Leadership Program)/Master of Public Health (under revision)

The Rutgers School of Nursing and the School of Public Health (nursing students enrolled in the Advanced Community Health Nursing Leadership Program) have the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) simultaneously with a Master of Public Health (MPH). Students of the MSN/MPH program will have in-depth training in population-based public health practice and developing and implementing health policy. Coursework allows students of the program to build on their community health nurse training with an in depth understanding of public health fields. Students pursuing clinical careers are simultaneously prepared to expand their knowledge in public health. The MSN in Advanced Community Health Nursing Leadership is under revision at the School of Nursing and expects to admit students to the Advanced Community Health Nursing Leadership program for the fall semester of 2015. Interested applicants in the MSN/MPH dual-degree program must apply separately to each school.

Master of Science in Physician Assistant/Master of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Health Related Professions and the School of Public Health offer the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Physician Assistant (MSPA) simultaneously with a Master of Public Health (MPH) Coursework for the program provides students with strong clinical and public health training. The MSPA/MPH dual-degree program can be completed in as little as four years on a full time basis. To earn the MPH degree students are required to complete:

  1. 15 credits of School of Public Health core courses
  2. 15 credits of department required courses
  3. 6 credits of fieldwork
  4. Students can choose nine credits of MSPA courses to fulfill School of Public Health electives.

Concurrent Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science / Master of Public Administration

The joint Bachelor of Arts or Science and Master of Public Administration (BA/MPA or BS/MPA) degree allows students an opportunity to earn a Master’s Degree in Public Administration while simultaneously taking 12 MPA program credits as an undergraduate student. The program is designed for students desiring to build career options into their undergraduate curriculum. The program is relevant to public service majors and is applicable for students from all undergraduate disciplines. Focus for the MPA program is for those pursuing careers in:

  • Public, nonprofit, and regulated sectors
  • Organizations implementing and enforcing public policies
  • Local, state, and Federal special district governments
  • Nonprofit organizations

Concurrent Bachelor of Science/Master of Public Health with The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

The School of Health Sciences at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and The Rutgers School of Public Health offer qualified undergraduate students an opportunity to work toward a graduate degree while in undergraduate Bachelor of Arts or bachelor of Science, accelerating the Master of Public Health degree with only needing an additional four to six semesters beyond the Bachelor’s degree. Students earn their BA/ BS first and then pursue their MPH. The program for MPH is available at all School of Public Health campuses, including New Brunswick, Newark and Stratford. The Bachelor’s/Master’s Program is open to undergraduate students in the Public Health Masters Program at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Concurrent Bachelor of Science/Master of Public Health from William Patterson University

The Rutgers School of Health Related Professionals offers a Bachelor of Science program in partnership with William Patterson University to concurrently pursue a Master of Public Health. Students must apply to each school independently. The BS-MPH program allows students take a heavier course load during MPH work to allow them to earn both BS and MPH degrees in as little as 5 years (including a summer term). The BS/MPH program allows graduates to become public health leaders committed to improving health and well being of our local, national, and international communities.

Accreditation
American Psychological Association 
Commission on Accreditation (APA)
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Network of Schools of Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Contact By Program 
Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Newark Campus
School of Health Related Professions
65 Bergen Street
Room 147
Newark, New Jersey 07107
(973) 972-5454
E-mail: shrpadm@shrp.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
School of Nursing
Enrollment Services Registrar
Stanley S. Bergen Building
65 Bergen Street
Suite 1127
Newark, New Jersey 07107-1709
(973) 972-4307
Email: sn_shrp_registrar@ca.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
33 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(848) 932-5475
ejb@policy.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Newark Campus
School of Health Related Professions
65 Bergen Street
Room 147
Newark, New Jersey 07107
(973) 972-5454
E-mail: shrpadm@shrp.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
School of Nursing
Enrollment Services Registrar
Stanley S. Bergen Building
65 Bergen Street
Suite 1127
Newark, New Jersey 07107-1709
(973) 972-4307
Email: sn_shrp_registrar@ca.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Oral Health Pavilion
Michael Conte, DMD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Fifty 12th Avenue
Room D-990
Newark, New Jersey 07103
(973) 972-6679
contemi@sdm.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Business School
Office of Graduate Admissions
1 Washington Park, Suite 124
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-1234
Email: admit@business.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Oral Health Pavilion
Michael Conte, DMD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Fifty 12th Avenue
Room D-990
Newark, New Jersey 07103
(973) 972-6679
contemi@sdm.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Business School
Office of Graduate Admissions
1 Washington Park, Suite 124
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-1234
Email: admit@business.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
School of Health Related Professions
65 Bergen Street, room#147
Newark, New Jersey 07107
(973) 972-5454 or 5336
E-mail: shrpadm@shrp.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration
Center for Urban and Public Service
SPAA Building
111 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-5093
Email: spaa@newark.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
School of Public Health
Office of the Dean
683 Hoes Lane West
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(732) 235-4646
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Email: sphinfo@sph.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Julie Skorny, Department Administrator, Clinical Program & School Program
52 Frelinghuysen Road
Room: A343
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020
(848) 445-2000
Email: clinpsyd@rci.rutgers.edu
Program Website 

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Stratford Campus
The Department of Health Systems & Policy (HSAP)
University Educational Center
Room 1060
40 East Laurel Road
Stratford‚ New Jersey 08084
(856) 566-2790
E-mail: sphinfo@sph.rutgers.edu
Program Website

Seton Hall University

The School of Health and Medical Sciences

Founded in 1856, Seton Hall University is a private, Catholic school in the small town of South Orange, New Jersey (about 15 miles from New York City). The university consists of eight schools and colleges offering over 60 majors. The Law School is home to a top ranked health care law program. Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan University in the US and the oldest and largest Catholic University in New Jersey. Current student enrollment is over 5200 undergrad students and over 4400 graduate students. The mission (as stated by the University) is “ensuring that Seton Hall fulfills its Catholic mission to infuse Catholic values, faith and intellectual heritage throughout the University and helps promote the University’s efforts at developing servant leaders”. In 2015, US News and World Report ranked Seton Hall 128th for National Universities and the School of Law ranked 68th in the country. The School of Health and Medical Sciences mission is preparing healthcare professionals to assume leadership roles for professional careers in healthcare. The School consists of two divisions: The Division of Medical Residencies and Fellowships and The Division of Health Sciences.

Master of Health Administration

The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program prepares students for leadership and management careers in the complex and constantly changing healthcare industry. The MHA program (as well as a Graduate Certification) is available in both on campus and online format for flexibility in learning style. Coursework prepares professionals to become leaders in diverse healthcare positions. Students in the program come from varied careers in the healthcare system including: hospitals, home care agencies, assisted living facilities, group practices, pharmaceutical companies, managed care organizations, management consulting firms and industries that supply services to healthcare organizations.
Some of the major Program Highlights include:

  • Small class sizes with only 15-20 students per class
  • The 42 credit MHA program is available online and on campus
  • The program can be completed in as little as two years

Accreditation
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
The Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Contact
Seton Hall University
The School of Health and Medical Sciences
Patrick McDermott, M.A. – Director of Graduate Admissions (SHMS)
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, New Jersey 07079
(973) 275-2062
Email: patrick.mcdermott@shu.edu
Program Website

Thomas Edison State College

Located in Trenton New Jersey, Thomas Edison State College is a public coed College providing flexible learning opportunities for self-directed adults. Offering 26 Associate, Baccalaureate and Master’s Degrees and Certification Programs in more than 100 areas of study, Thomas Edison is one of New Jersey’s 12 senior public institutions of higher education, The College’s offers flexibility in all programs to allow adult learners to pursue their education while working full time. Thomas Edison State Mission (as stated by the College) is “to provide flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults”. The School of Business and Management provides career-focused degree programs preparing future business leaders to add value to their organizations in today’s dynamic global marketplace.

Master of Business Administration with Specialization in Healthcare Management

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program can be completed in as little as 18 months and all courses are offered entirely online in eight-week segments. Some required courses include online participation at specific set times. All courses are offered in eight week sessions, six terms per year. Graduates of the Master of Business Administration degree program will be able to:

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively in a wide range of formats
  • Distinguish essential issues facing a business
  • Develop qualitative and quantitative methods in investigating and solving critical business problems
  • Combine tools and concepts from various functional areas in solving business problems
  • Ability to assess and integrate ethical considerations in making business decisions
  • Use diversity and multicultural perspectives when making business decisions

The MBA program prepares students for leadership roles in a wide range of industries. Students may select Healthcare Management Specialization by completing the following courses:

  1. Healthcare Law
  2. Strategic Management within a Healthcare Organization
  3. Healthcare Delivery
  4. Healthcare Finance

Accreditation
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Contact
Thomas Edison State College
School of Business and Management
Dr. Michael Williams, Dean
101 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608-1176
(609) 984-1130
Email: info@tesc.edu
Program Website

Thomas Edison State College

Watson School of Public Service & Continuing Studies

Thomas Edison State College is a coed, public school with a current enrollment of over 20,600 students. The College uses a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers over 28 majors providing adults a way to complete a quality degree, including credit by examination, assessment of experiential learning, guided independent study and credit for corporate and military training. The College’s flexible programs enable adult learners the ability to pursue educational goals while pursuing current careers. The John S. Watson School of Public Service and Continuing Studies at Thomas Edison State College offers Graduate programs to prepare students for leadership roles in a wide array of public service settings providing in depth learning opportunities for adults. All graduate degree programs are offered completely online to meet the varied needs of busy adults desiring professional advancement. The various programs focus on student’s development of skills and knowledge that transfers directly into their professional careers. Graduate courses feature a rich engagement between students and mentors in a learning community of practitioner-scholars. Some of the degree options offered include a Master of Science in Homeland Security, a Homeland Security graduate certificate and the Master of Public Service Leadership and Master of Science in Management degree programs.

Master of Public Service Leadership with Public Health/Public Policy Concentration

The Master of Public Service Leadership (MPSL) program allows students the skills to become leaders who function in the nonprofit and public service sectors. The mission of the program is “to provide students a graduate level to develop future public servants with a grounding in principles and practices of their professions, including the abilities and values that are typically seen as important for public servants. Students engage in rigorous and relevant experiences that integrate policy theory and practice across disciplines. The various areas of study are designed to develop and hone the skills necessary to transform students’ personal commitment into public leadership, enabling them to acquire a deep understanding of today’s public service environment and develop the skills necessary to work as leaders in public service professions”. Areas of Study include:

  • Environmental Policy/Environmental
  • Justice Community and Economic Development
  • Information and Technology Management for Public Service
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public and Municipal Finance
  • Public Health/Public Policy
  • Curriculum focus on evidence-based, inquiry-based approaches to problem solving enabling students to find solutions to real world challenges and work with leaders in their respective fields.

Accreditation
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

contact
Thomas Edison State College
The John S. Watson School for Public Service and Continuing Studies
Dr. Joseph Youngblood II, Vice Provost and Dean
(609) 777-4351
101 W. State St.
Trenton, New Jersey 08608-1176
(609) 777-4351
Email: watsonschool@tesc.edu
Program Website

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts a continuing rise in Healthcare Management and Administration positions making it an ideal time to pursue a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Management in New Jersey. The median annual wage for medical and health services managers in New Jersey in May 2012 was $88,580 according to the BLS. Although many Healthcare Management positions require at least a Bachelor’s level degree, more and more Healthcare organizations are looking for those professionals with Master’s Degrees. These individuals will be able to make salaries well above the median average.

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