The M.S. in Health Sciences is a post-professional degree designed to prepare individuals for emerging leadership roles in the rapidly changing health care environment and to enhance opportunities for advancement in clinical, educational and administrative areas. Emphasis is on independent, self-directed learning and the development of diverse roles.
This program is intended for practicing health care professionals or those with an undergraduate degree in a health-related area (e.g. Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences) with plans to pursue a career working in health and human services settings. Courses are primarily offered online or in the evenings to accommodate the needs of working professionals.
The program requires the completion of 36 credits: five core courses (15 credits), three courses in an area of Health Science emphasis (9 credits), three electives (9 credits) and a capstone research project or thesis (3 credits). To view the MSHS Curriculum visit the following link: MSHS Program Curriculum.
The program requires the completion of 36 credits: five core courses (15 credits), three courses in an area of Health Science emphasis (9 credits), three electives (9 credits) and a capstone research project or thesis (3 credits).
For more detailed information regarding curricular overview, see http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/health-sciences/curricular-overview-0
Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree in a health related field, from an accredited institution and be a health care professional. Application requires two letters of reference and recent scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE; waived for undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale). Students must meet with an advisor to design a program of study.
Students may begin the program in any semester. Applications must be submitted no later than one month before the semester of entry.
All students applying to the Master of Science in Health Sciences program must:
- A minimum undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0. Applicants must also submit official transcripts for all colleges and universities attended.
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) must be taken if the applicant's undergraduate GPA is below 3.0. All scores on the GRE must be at the 50th percentile or above for admission to the MSHS Program.
- Non-native English speakers who do not have an earned bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited U.S. institution must demonstrate proof of English-language proficiency as indicated in under Admission Requirements for International Students and Permanent Residents in the CSU graduate catalog.
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Interested students should fill out the Request Information form and indicate their preference for the Master of Science in Health Sciences.
For more information on the Master of Science in Health Sciences including course requirements, application materials and financial aid, visit http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/health-sciences/master-science-in-health-sciences.
For program information, contact:
Jodi DeMarco, DHSc, CHES-Director, Master of Science in Health Sciences
2501 Euclid Avenue
Health Sciences Building, Room 101
Cleveland, OH 44115