Online Master of Science in Science of Health Care Delivery

The College of Health Solutions prepares current and future administrative and clinical health care professionals to address the complex needs of the health care system. Through the interdisciplinary study of population health, patient-centered care, health economics, policy, data analytics and leadership, students gain the skills necessary to achieve value-based health care.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 11

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

Details

The online Master of Science degree is designed for students with an interest in a career in the health care industry. This collaborative program is delivered by ASU’s College of Health Solutions and focuses on quality improvement systems in health care, health disparities and interventions, health policy, leadership skills, and evidence-based assessment and management.

Much of the course work utilizes a case-based, solution-oriented approach to facilitate integration of knowledge and competencies. The program’s culminating experience (or capstone project) provides students the opportunity to apply concepts learned in class to a real world health care-related project. See the courses tab (above) for selected course descriptions.

Faculty are experts in their fields and bring a breadth of knowledge and experience to share with students.

Looking for an in-person program? Explore the on-campus science of health care delivery degree.

Featured courses


HCD 502: Health Care Systems and Design


HCD 511: Health Economics, Policy, and Payment Models


HCD 532: Health Care Management and Finance


HCD 570: Process Engineering


HCD 550: Capstone Experience


Related careers

Graduates with a Master of Science in Science of Health Care Delivery have career opportunities illustrated in the following list.

Health care administrator

Health care manager

Health care executive

Health care consultant

Health care analyst

Health care data analyst

Hospital administrator

Medical and health services manager

Clinical manager

Prestigious faculty

Our faculty bring a high-level of expertise to every research project. In addition to cutting-edge approaches to research, we’re focused on creating a better future for people. We’re lifelong learners with a goal to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve. Some of our research focuses on:

  • Discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health.
  • Exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication.
  • Utilizing advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles.

Prestigious faculty

Our faculty bring a high-level of expertise to every research project. In addition to cutting-edge approaches to research, we’re focused on creating a better future for people. We’re lifelong learners with a goal to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve. Some of our research focuses on:

  • Discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health.
  • Exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication.
  • Utilizing advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.

Developing the health workforce of the future:

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. 

6,500+


students.

250+


Barrett honors scholars.

160+


faculty members.

$14.5 million


in research expenditures.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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