You have an opportunity to earn 5 extra credit points this week.
Here is how it works:
1. There are several colleges and universities across the country that offer graduate degrees in health care administration or management. You are to find 3 and explain which of the three is the best and why? Here are some items you may want to consider in your analysis: 5 points
a. Is the institution regionally accredited (e.g. High Learning Commission)?
b. Is the program a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)?
c. Is the program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)?
d. Is the GRE, GMAT, or entrance exam required?
e. What are the GPA requirements?
f. How many full-time faculty are there and how many of these individuals hold the highest degree in their field?
g. How long has the program been existence?
h. What is the mission of the division or degree program?
i. What are the objectives of the program?
j. How does the university rank (e.g. 1st tier, 2nd tier, etc) – U.S. News and World report or similar publications can be used as a source.
k. What is the reputation of the program?
2. State any new or interesting thing you may have learned from completing this extra credit assignment? 2 points