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Master of Science in Healthcare Analytics and Intelligence

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Admissions Deadline:

Fall 2024 (domestic applicants)

Official GMAT or GRE test results, taken within five years from the term of entrance, are required. Other exemptions and waivers may be available. Learn more by clicking Application Process.

Creating Competitive Advantages With Healthcare Analytics

With increasing challenges of surging costs, growing competition, and stringent regulation, the healthcare industry is in need of leaders who not only understand the healthcare context but also are capable of utilizing analytical skillsets to lead a new path for operational excellence. The program is designed for professionals who are interested in gaining competitive advantages by applying various analytical tools to create data-driven solutions for complex problems in the health care system. We welcome applicants who are data-savvy with a strong desire to pursue analytical roles in the healthcare industry.

Multidisciplinary and innovative

The Master of Science in Healthcare Analytics and Intelligence will give you the tools, insight and expertise you need to be a successful analytical professional in the healthcare industry. A multidisciplinary and innovative program, this is a business-oriented and analytics-based master curriculum applied to the healthcare services sector.

Program Highlights

  • 36 credits; 12 courses
  • STEM designated program
  • Attend full-time or part-time
  • Can be completed in just one year (full-time, fast-track only)
  • Hybrid format-online and in-person classes (New Brunswick campus)
  • Relevant and practical curriculum in analytics, health care, and business
  • Experiential and action-based learning through simulations and real-life industrial projects
  • Classes taught by experienced healthcare professionals from New Jersey and faculty from RBS, a top-ranked business school
  • Mentorship with Industry executives in healthcare analytics

STEM Designated Program

The MSHAI program qualifies as a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) program for international students that are considering Optional Practical Training (OPT). Enrollment in a STEM program may qualify you for a 36 month OPT which allows you to work in the US in a job related to your field of study during the program or after graduation.

For more information about STEM qualifications, please visit the Homeland Security website.

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Sample Placement Job Titles:
  • Operations analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Consultant
  • Production Planning Supervisor
  • Client manager
  • Nurse manager
Graduates have been hired by:
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Atlantic Health System
  • St. Joseph Health
  • United Health
  • Ti Health
  • Medidata

Hear from our students on how the MSHIA program has impacted their lives and careers.

Why a healthcare program at a business school?

Accompanying the transition to a value-based reimbursement model, healthcare organizations face similar challenges as other business organizations in cost, quality, and customer/patient outcomes. Running a solid business with a focus on performance baselines is critical to care providers. Combining top-notch business curriculum from RBS with customized analytics and healthcare course work, our program trains professionals who are competent in addressing challenges in the health care systems.

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Industry Voices

Our curriculum is informed by our relationships with industry leaders and top corporate partners, so you are gaining relevant knowledge in real time. Students also have opportunities to be mentored by executives from the program advisory board from the following organizations

  • Northwell Health
  • RWJBarnabas Health
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Novartis International AG
  • Sante Group
  • Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce

Certificate in Healthcare Services Management

Not ready to pursue a full graduate degree yet? Find out more about how you can earn a certificate in healthcare services management from Rutgers Business School with just four courses.