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MPA in Health Administration

ISC - Long Island University, Brooklyn, United States


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 27,108

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 11% scholarship
Healthcare administrators work in a clinical setting, like a hospital, nursing home, or medical practice, to manage the facility or a smaller unit within it.
The program of study is flexible and can be tailored to accommodate the professional requirements of the student by offering specialization courses that provide them with the opportunity to examine a specific management function or an area of application in greater depth. Areas of specialization include health care administration, health care management, health care policy and aging/long-term care. Other specializations can be developed in consultation with a faculty advisor from the broad spectrum of courses available through the Program and the School, as well as through courses available across the Campus.

The Program is divided into four parts: an introductory sequence that provides 15 credits of public service sector foundations and skills, followed by 9 credits of focused management topics including human resources, budgeting and financial management, and law and accountability. Students then take 12 credits in an area of specialization and a required six-credit integrative capstone experience, which culminates in a project and a formal presentation.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023

Entry requirements
Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 or 85 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0 (School of Pharmacy)
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 100 - 105(Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) 56 - 78
  • IELTS 5.5 – 6 Overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45 - 57
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) Under 100 (Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.5 – 3.0

Program Sequence

  • MPA 501 Principals of Administration 3.00hrs
  • MPA 502 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3.00hrs
  • MPA 503 Government and the Economy 3.00hrs
  • MPA 505 Analytic Methods 3.00hrs
  • MPA 507 Public Policy Processes 3.00hrs


  • MPA 602 Human Resources Management 3.00hrs
  • MPA 613 Health Systems Finance (HAD) 3.00hrs
  • MPA 614 Healthcare Responsibilities and Accountability for Administrators 3.00hrs


  • PM 730 Health, Disease and Medical Care 3.00hrs


  • MPA 798 Research Seminar in Public Administration 3.00hrs
  • MPA 799 Research Project in Public Administration 3.00hrs

Credit and GPA Requirements

  • Minimum Credits: 42
  • Minimum Major GPA: 3.00



 Direct Admission (2 semesters - Varies by program) $23,382 - $27,108 

Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614 

*Pricing is subject to change

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