Champlain College ranks 16th nationally in healthcare administration programs

first_imgChamplain College,Vermont Business Magazine Champlain College ranks 16th nationally and is the only Vermont college on the list of top healthcare administration programs. Master’s Programs Guide, an online guide for master’s programs, has published a ranking of the 50 Best Online Master’s in Healthcare Administration Programs for 2016. Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College in Pittsburgh, PA, leads the ranking, which evaluated and ranked schools based on publicly available information on accreditation, reputation, flexibility, affordability, and return on investment. Valparaiso University’s Graduate School in Valparaiso, IN, and Indiana Wesleyan University’s Graduate School in Marion, IN, came in second and third respectively.#16. Champlain College(link is external)Champlain College, in Burlington, Vermont, is a private, nonprofit institution founded in 1878. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1 and just over 460 graduate students attend here. Champlain College is ranked in a tie at #14 by U.S. News & World Report in the category of “Best Regional Colleges North.” Regional accreditation has been granted by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.Program Details: The Divisions of Graduate and Continuing Professional Studies offers a 100% online degree program for a Master of Science in Health Care Administration. This newly-revised program challenges students to think boldly and innovatively as they prepare to plan, manage, and deliver care in a health-related setting. The program is aimed at students who are experienced healthcare professionals and provides opportunities for new thinking and unique approaches to increase efficiency and make significant improvements to healthcare delivery. The program is designed on an interdisciplinary cohort model, which means a small group of students works together throughout their studies, tackling courses in eight-week terms. Tuition costs $779 per credit.Champlain Admissions Website(link is external)Universities making the list include (alphabetically ordered):Belhaven University, School of Business – Jackson, MississippiBellevue University – Bellevue, NebraskaBrenau University, School of Business – Gainesville, GeorgiaCalifornia State University-East Bay, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences – Hayward, CaliforniaCapella University – Minneapolis, MinnesotaChamplain College – Burlington, VermontCleary University – Howell, MichiganColorado State University-Global Campus – Greenwood Village, ColoradoColumbia Southern University, College of Business – Orange Beach, AlabamaConcordia University, St. Paul, College of Business and Technology – Saint Paul, MinnesotaCornerstone University – Grand Rapids, MichiganDallas Baptist University, Graduate School of Business – Dallas, TexasEastern University, School of Management Studies – Saint Davids, PennsylvaniaFlorida Institute of Technology – Melbourne, FloridaGardner-Webb University, Graduate School of Business – Boiling Springs, North CarolinaGeorge Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences – Washington, District of ColumbiaLoyola University Chicago – Chicago, IllinoisMontana State University, Billings College of Allied Health Professions – Billings, MontanaMount Vernon Nazarene University, Graduate and Professional Studies – Mount Vernon, OhioOhio University, College of Health Sciences and Professions – Athens, OhioPacific University, College of Health Professions – Forest Grove, OregonPenn State World Campus – University Park, PennsylvaniaRegis University, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions – Denver, ColoradoSaint Joseph’s University, College of Arts and Sciences – Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaSaint Leo University, School of Business – Saint Leo, FloridaSeton Hall University, School of Health and Medical Sciences – South Orange, New JerseySimmons College, Simmons School of Management – Boston, MassachusettsSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale, School of Allied Health – Carbondale, IllinoisThe Sage Colleges, School of Management – Troy, New YorkTiffin University, School of Business – Tiffin, OhioTrident University, International College of Health and Human Services – Cypress, CaliforniaTrinity University, Department of Health Care Administration – San Antonio, TexasUniversity of Cincinnati – Cincinnati, OhioUniversity of Denver, University College – Denver, ColoradoUniversity of Maryland University College – Adelphi, MarylandUniversity of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Charlton College of Business – North Dartmouth, MassachusettsUniversity of Mississippi, Medical Center School of Health Related Professions – Jackson, MississippiUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health – Chapel Hill, North CarolinaUniversity of North Dakota, College of Business and Public Administration – Grand Forks, North DakotaUniversity of Saint Francis, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership – Fort Wayne, IndianaUniversity of Scranton, Panuska College of Professional Studies – Scranton, PennsylvaniaUniversity of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy – Los Angeles, CaliforniaUniversity of St. Francis, College of Business and Health Administration – Joliet, IllinoisVirginia Commonwealth University, School of Allied Health Professionals – Richmond, VirginiaWalden University School of Health Sciences – Minneapolis, MinnesotaWestern Carolina University, College of Health and Human Sciences – Cullowhee, North CarolinaWestern Kentucky University, Graduate School – Bowling Green, KentuckyAccording to Coby Cagle, editor at Master’s Programs Guide, “A master’s degree is the standard credential for professionals in the healthcare field who want to equip themselves for leadership roles and career advancement.” The need for effective leaders in healthcare has never been greater. He further explains that an online degree program will give professionals the flexibility to balance work and studies, while applying new found knowledge and skills in their current workplace. This gives online healthcare management students an immediate return on their investment.Master’s Programs Guide is an online guide that helps potential students find the best master’s programs available in order to achieve their educational and professional goals.SEATTLE, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Master’s Programs Guide ( is external)) is external)last_img read more