Frequently Asked Questions
Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about the online Healthcare Administration program offered at the University of New England.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, three times per year for our Health Informatics graduate programs. Contact an Enrollment Counselor for program and enrollment information: (866) 722-5096 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree or above from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
Yes. Applications for the Healthcare Administration program are reviewed holistically. The minimum GPA recommendation for this program is 2.75. Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA requirements can still apply, however may be admitted on a provisional basis.
The online Healthcare Administration program offers three terms of enrollment per year: spring, summer and fall. Each term consists of two 8-week sessions. Students are eligible to take more than one course per session for accelerated learning.
Students taking one course per 8-week session are considered full time student, and eligible to receive financial aid.
No. The Healthcare Administration program is completed 100% online in an asynchronous format with no campus visits required. We encourage students to visit campus and, offer all on-campus resources to online students.
Master of Healthcare Administration Program
Students must successfully complete 36 credit hours in order to earn the Master of Healthcare Administration degree, which includes completion of the capstone project.
The flexibility of our program allows you to complete your degree in as little as 18 months. If you are interested in tailoring your academic plan, please contact an enrollment counselor at TBD.
We design the online classroom experience to suit the demanding schedule of full-time professionals. And recommend students log in to courses 3-5 times per week. Program assignments will vary by course and be shaped for best content delivery. These assignments include discussion boards, written papers, reading, exams, and collaborative group work.
For the best outcomes, our Student Support Specialists recommend that you reserve 15-20 hours a week for coursework and studying.
Yes. Upon acceptance, Healthcare Administration students may apply to transfer up to three, 3-credit courses (maximum nine semester credits) into the program.
Our motto is "A successful student is a supported student." And we take that to heart. Upon entering the program, you will be assigned a dedicated Student Support Specialist to provide you with support and to answer any questions you may have.
Your Support Specialist is your on-the-ground advocate at the University – from questions on textbooks, to registration, to financial aid and more, they are there to help you make your academic journey successful. And of course, this dedicated support is provided in addition to the tremendous support you will receive from program staff, your academic advisor, course instructors and fellow classmates.
The Healthcare Administration program uses the Blackboard Learning Management System.
Yes, The University of New England is accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE, formerly known as NEASC). To learn more, please see www.une.edu/accreditation/.
In addition to regional accreditation, the most prestigious and widely-recognized type of accreditation, The University of New England is a proud HIMSS Approved Education Partner. This designation demonstrates our commitment to delivering world-class, effective healthcare education. And authorizes UNE to prepare students for advanced knowledge in healthcare, including earning the CAHIMS or CPHIMS certification.
Tuition information for the Health Informatics graduate programs can be found here: online.une.edu/health-informatics/costs
We value each graduate’s return on investment and ensure academic quality translates to higher earnings. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid. Please visit our financial aid page for more information.