Frequently Asked Questions
How would you quickly describe the MS in HCDA program?
in a sentence, “the hcda program is like an mba, but uniquely focused on the global healthcare, insurance, biotech and pharmaceutical industries.”
Will I be required to take prerequisites or follow a rigid schedule?
NO.排列三带坐标走连线图 There are no prerequisites for admission, and you do not have to follow any pre-set course sequence. All classes are designed to allow each student to progress at their own pace and to build their base of knowledge from the material presented within each course.
Is the program designed to accommodate working professionals?
YES. Our schedule and courses are designed to take advantage of weekends and independent study using adult education principles. Students will have the choice of traditional or flexible classroom participation to allow for distance learning and time independent lectures. The HCDA program’s flexible options are designed to accommodate individual schedules and reduce travel requirements.
What if I have to miss a class or weekend?
排列三带坐标走连线图all classroom lectures are recorded with and posted following the scheduled class. students are able to access all materials presented, recorded lectures, and exercise resources via blackboard.
Do I need a math or science degree to succeed in the program?
NO.排列三带坐标走连线图 While students should possess basic science and math competency — along with some business experience — the program is designed to accommodate and train students representing a wide range of academic experiences from across the globe, as well as business professionals seeking to improve their technical skills and analytical abilities. Once admitted to the program, all students should feel comfortable in completing the required coursework.
Is there a minimum GRE and GPA?
排列三带坐标走连线图while there is no minimum, a gre score of 300 (verbal and quantitative) and at least a 3.0 gpa are generally needed to be competitive.
Is financial aid available?
YES. 排列三带坐标走连线图USC administers one of the largest financial aid programs in the United States, with many options available for graduate & professional students, international students, and those with special circumstances. Please contact the for more information.