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This program is for adults working or seeking to work in health care services or health care administration fields, in either the private sector or the public sector (federal, state or local government or non-profit organizations) who need to upgrade skills or attain additional credentials.

Courses offered are integral parts of the MPA degree. All courses may be applied to the MPA degree. Students will be required to earn a grade of B or better in each course.

Courses will be delivered in a hybrid format: partially on campus and partially online.

Completely online distance delivery is available for out-of-region and military students.

On campus courses meet in the evening at the Providence/Metro

Campus located at:
150 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903

Admissions Requirements

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for terms that begin in Fall, Spring or Summer.

Applicants must have an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution of higher learning and have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75, 3.0 preferred.

For additional information or to download an application visit: http://programs.rwu.edu/grad

MPA Program Office: 401-276-4844

The Curriculum

Requirements: (5 Courses)

PA 501 Foundations of Public Administration
Any 4 of the following:
PA 550 Health Care Administration
PA 551 Public Policy and Politics in Health Care Administration
PA 552 Trends & Issues in Health Administration
PA 553 Economics of Health and Medical Care
PA 554 Health Informatics
PA 530 Special Topics in Health Care Management