Program Specific Competency Goals

Upon completion of the Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration, graduates will:

  • Evaluate strategies based on concepts of leadership and management theory. (Critical Thinking)**
  • Interpret, synthesize, and apply concepts to evaluate and solve a variety of real world health care situations, through problem recognition, methods of inquiry, project management, and strategic analysis and integration. (Critical Thinking)**
  • Communicate thoughts and ideas effectively. (Communication)**
  • Demonstrate an ability to acknowledge and to recognize those differences that exist among all individuals. (Diversity)**
  • Demonstrate an appropriate working knowledge of computer applications commonly used in healthcare administration (Technology)**
  • Maintain the highest ethical, professional, and legal standards of conduct. (Professionalism)**

**Categories denoted in the parentheses represent relationship to Clarkson College’s student success skills, which are our institutional student learning outcomes, and include Communication, Technology, Critical Thinking, Diversity, and Professionalism. 


Performance Outcomes

  2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
First Time Board Pass Rate N/A N/A N/A
Overall Board Pass Rate N/A N/A N/A
National Average Board Pass Rate N/A N/A N/A
Graduation Rate** 60% 79.1% 70%
Job Placement/Employment Rate* 94% 100% 92%

* Employment rates taken from returned graduate surveys, employer surveys, and graduates report to program individually.

** Students tracked through completion of degree. 5-year graduate rate reported.

Review the 2013-2014 Outcomes Assessment Report