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Oct. 8, 2015

OSU-CHS online health care administration degree ranked among best, most affordable

The online Master of Science in Health Care Administration degree program offered at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences has been ranked among the best and most affordable in the country.

The OSU-CHS program was ranked third most affordable among 30 programs nationwide by Healthcare-Administration-Degree.net. The website uses data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics to formulate its rankings.

SuccessfulStudent.org rated the HCA degree fourth best in the country among 27 other university programs. The website determines rankings based on numerous factors, including academic reputation, access to online resources and healthcare occupation preparedness.

“The OSU School of Health Care Administration continues to garner attention nationally for its quality and success in producing graduates who are prepared to meet the complex challenge of managing health care organizations,” said OSU-CHS President Kayse Shrum, D.O. “This program is critical to our overarching mission to ensure Oklahomans have access to quality health care.”

Earlier this year, the program was ranked fourth in the country for quality by Public Health Online and has been featured by U.S. News & World Report among the top 100 Best Online Graduate Business Programs.

“Our program prepares students for success in health care administration by providing the latest knowledge about innovations in health care delivery and technology,” said Jim Hess, Ed.D., chair and head of OSU School of Health Care Administration. “This degree program is the largest graduate program in the OSU system, primarily because of our ability to prepare graduates for this challenging field.”

As a growing and popular field of study, health care administration offers both medical and non-medical professionals an opportunity to develop advanced organizational and management skills to assume leadership positions within health care organizations.

The OSU-CHS health care administration online master’s program offers options in leadership and entrepreneurship or administration. Students also receive a foundation in organizational theory, marketing, compliance and research.

To learn more about the OSU School of Health Care Administration, visit http://www.healthsciences.okstate.edu/hca.

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