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Online Master of Health Science

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Become a Leader in Healthcare

If you are seeking a greater role of responsibility in the healthcare setting, Saint Francis University’s online Master of Health Science (MHSc) can take you to the next level in your education and career. We provide an affordable, convenient and flexible degree tailored to provide an education that touches upon the key elements of a Master of Public Health and a Master of Healthcare Administration. Our expert faculty will help you hone your skills and become leaders in healthcare using an established tradition of academic excellence founded in 1847.

The MHSc Program Mission Statement

The Master of Health Science (MHSc) Program at Saint Francis University offers professionals in the health care industry the opportunity to obtain graduate education in a flexible, online format. Consistent with the Franciscan tradition, the MHSc Program encourages students to seek and respond to service needs utilizing an evidence-based approach, while mindful of ethical, policy, and leadership considerations. Creatively balancing these complex issues uniquely prepares graduates to be tomorrow’s exceptional industry leaders.

Program Details/Fast Facts

  • 100% online program with 24/7 access to courses
  • Personalize your degree with specialty tracks: Clinical, Health Education, Health Leadership, or Generalist
  • 30 credits required to complete the MHSc program
  • Courses designed with structure and for independent study
  • Most full-time students can complete the program in 1.5 years or in 4 to 5 semesters

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed MHSc application (electronic)
  • 1-2 page Statement of Purpose essay
  • Two letters of reference
  • Current resume/curriculum vitae
  • Non-refundable application fee of $50.00
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s)*
  • A non-duplicated email address (a personal email address unique to each applicant)

* Students with degrees from Universities outside of the United States, a degree assessment must be completed, at the student’s expense, by an education-accrediting agency such as the World Education Service ( ). An original report form this agency must be submitted as part of the admission application.

Fall 1 Enrollment

Application Deadline: July 18, 2014
Classes begin September 1, 2014

Fall 2 Enrollment

Application Deadline: September 19, 2014
Classes begin October 27, 2014

Spring 1 2014 Enrollment

Application Deadline: November 14, 2014
Classes begin January 5, 2015


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