Online Master of Science in Science of Health Care Delivery
Arizona State University’s Master of Science in science of health care delivery teaches you how to design, implement and evaluate quality measures for health programs, departments and organizations. This innovative program also covers population health, economics and policy. The interdisciplinary approach used in this program encourages you to devise innovative solutions for improving today’s complex health care systems.
Next start date: 10/11/2023
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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What is health care delivery?
The science of health care delivery is the study of systems, processes, leadership and management to enhance patient outcomes. Health care delivery involves the combination of systems, agencies, facilities and providers that support patients. This degree is unlike any other and covers topics like environmental factors, ability to pay, treatment availability and other factors that influence patients.
Studying the science of health care delivery is similar to earning a health care administration degree. Both programs focus on strategies for managing health care organizations.
In the science of health care delivery program, you’ll benefit from a health-focused approach and faculty members with applied knowledge in health care. Your courses will prioritize evaluation, analysis and process improvement. This program is designed for those creative changemakers who want to understand and improve the health care system. A wider perspective prepares you to design and implement systems that:
- Enhance the patient experience.
- Improve population health.
- Optimize health care delivery.
- Reduce costs associated with care.
How can this health care delivery degree advance my medical career?
The science of health care delivery program can be completed in as little as one year, making it the perfect program to enroll in instead of medical school or during a gap year. The knowledge and skills learned in this program can prepare you for careers in administration. Graduates can also go on to train for clinical roles. This program provides you with a background in how patients access care.
Science of health care delivery courses
To complete this degree, you’ll study topics such as health economics, law, policy, finance and biostatistics. You’ll also take courses that cover management techniques, health care administration and process engineering.
Fundamentals of Health Informatics
Biostatistics and Data Management
Health Care Systems and Design
Health Economics, Policy and Payment Models
Health Care Management and Finance
Leadership and Professionalism
What can I do with a health care delivery degree?
After completing this program, you’ll be prepared to work in health care administration or pursue medical school. Program graduates go on to pursue a variety of careers including:
Admission requirements for the science of health care delivery program
Applicants to the Master of Science in science of health care delivery program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.
An educational institution that partners with leading health care organizations
At the College of Health Solutions, students and faculty research solutions to pressing global health challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more.
Barrett honors scholars.
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