Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership

The UCSF MS Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership (MS-HAIL, online degree program is designed for professionals who are committed to shaping healthcare systems that improve access, affordability, quality and safety.

The MS in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership Program welcomes students from a range of disciplines such as dentistry, gerontology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, occupational and physical therapies, pharmacy, social work and other non-clinical professionals working in the healthcare industry. As you go through the application process, you will have an admissions advisor who will work with you to answer questions, assist you with the online application to ensure that you meet the application deadlines, and confirm that your application materials are complete.

The program’s admissions committee will review your application and determine your admission status. In addition to meeting the minimum requirements for acceptance into the program, the committee will consider your career and personal goals for entering the program, your work and volunteer experience, evidence of leadership, and the strength of your professional and academic references.

To be considered for admission an applicant must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Completion of an introductory course in statistics from a regionally accredited institution within the past 10 years
  • Minimum of six (6) months full-time professional or management experience within a healthcare environment
  • Proficiency in English. All applicants whose first language is not English must: 1) take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL, and achieve a minimum overall TOEFL score of 84 (Internet-based test) and a minimum score of 24 in both the speaking section and the writing section, or 2) demonstrate proficiency in English by completing one year of full-time study with a minimum GPA of 3.0 at a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Computer with a high-speed Internet connection and basic computer proficiency, particularly with regards to word processing and Internet skills

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