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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about the Health Care Administration program

How long does it take to complete your program, on average?

The program is designed to be completed as quickly or as slowly as meets a student’s needs. The fastest time to degree completion is 18 months, if you take 3 courses per trimester. Most students taking 2 courses a trimester complete the degree in 36 months or less.

Can I complete the program entirely online?

Many of our required and elective our courses are offered during the academic year in online format. However, the entire degree cannot be completed online. 50% of your coursework must be completed onsite.

Many of our required and elective our courses are offered during the academic year in online format. However, the entire degree cannot be completed online. 50% of your coursework must be completed onsite.

How often are courses offered?

Our program is offered on a trimester system, so we have course offerings each Fall, Spring and Summer trimester as well as in an accelerated July-August term. All of our required courses are offered at least 2 times per year. All elective courses are offered once per year and some are offered more frequently.

Who will be teaching my courses?

Our faculty are world-renowed scholars in health care administration, practicing and retired healthcare executives, and experts in their area of study. To learn more about our full-time faculty, please visit the Faculty page.

Who will my fellow classmates be?

Our student population is highly diverse in terms of age, race/ethnicity, nationality, and health care experience. Some of our students have just completed their bacchelors degree while others have worked in the healthcare field for 20 years.  Some of our students have lived in Connecticut their entire lives while others move from other states or even other countries to complete the program.