UniversityRush University
Commission On Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

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Degree Offered Accreditation Information
Residential: MS First Accreditation: 1984
Last Site Visit:
Spring 2013
Next Site Review:
Spring 2020
Program Information Contact Information
College of Health Sciences
Department of Health Systems Management
Master of Science in Health Systems Management
Jeff Canar, PhD,
Director of Operations and Faculty Development
Rush University
1700 W. Van Buren Street, TOB Suite 126B
Chicago, IL 60612
Jeff_Canar@rush.eduPhone: (312)942-7455
Fax: (312)942-4957


Program Statistics *
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Enrolled Students*
Full Time 46 50 50
Part Time 9 6 9
Total 55 56 59
Enrolled Student Experience (percentage)
Enrolled directly from Bachelor’s degree. 23 27 36
Enrolled 1 – 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 20 25 12
Enrolled more than 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 12 14 11
Enrolled Student Diversity * (Numbers)
Nonresident alien 0 0 0
Race and Ethnicity unknown No Data No Data 0
Hispanic or Latino of any race No Data No Data 3
For non-Hispanics only: No Data No Data No Data
American Indian or Alaska Native 0 0 0
Asian No Data No Data 13
Black or African American No Data No Data 2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0 0
White No Data No Data 39
Two or more races No Data No Data No Data
Female No Data No Data 35
Male No Data No Data 24
Applications and Admissions (number)
Applications Received (completed only) 110 106 85
Applicants Offered Admission 31 41 38
Applicants Enrolled 24 29 29
Acceptance Rate (Offered/Completed Applications Received) 28% 39% 44%
Yield (Enrolled/Offered) 77% 71% 76%
Enrollment Rate (Enrolled/Completed Applications Received) 22% 27% 34%
On-Time Class Graduation (Percent)* 100% 100% 100%
Median Entering Class GPA
Overall undergraduate degree GPA (on a 4.0 scale) 3.44 3.44 3.54
Other Enrollment Requirements
GMAT required required required
GRE required required required
Healthcare or Other Work Experience Required None None None
Placement Of Graduating Class Within 3 Months
Hospital or Health System No Data No Data 11
Physician Practice No Data No Data 4
Military Health System or Veterans Health Administration No Data No Data 0
Other governmental agencies (i.e. local, state and federal agencies) No Data No Data 0
Association, Foundation or Voluntary agency (i.e. AHA, RWJ Foundation, Red Cross) No Data No Data 0
Long-term Care Facility/Home Health Agency No Data No Data 0
Consulting No Data No Data 5
Insurance / HMO No Data No Data 2
Pharmaceutical/bio-tech/medical device company No Data No Data 0
Employed overseas No Data No Data 0
(e.g., pursuing another graduate degree, employed outside healthcare, etc. or international student returned home without seeking employment)
No Data No Data 5
Total Placed (number) No Data No Data 27
Percent Placed (placed/graduates)* No Data No Data 100%
Total Required & Elective Graduation hours or units(number) 87 87 58
Elective Graduation hours or units (number) 6 6 6
Total Estimated Tuition and Related Fees for Degree
(assumes students meet all prerequisites)
In-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data 66,642
Out-of-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data 66,642
Class Structure
Quarter, Semester, Trimester, or other Quarter Quarter Semester
Required courses offered in person (number)* 100% 100% 95%
Required courses offered online including hybrid format (number)* 0% 0% 5%
Is a practicum or internship required for graduation? Yes Yes Yes
If yes, required practicum or internship hours 440 440 440
Is a residency or internship required for graduation? Yes Yes Yes
If yes, required residency or internship hours 440 440 440
Median Salary Of Graduating Class *
Reporting Students (Number) 22 15 25
Post-graduate fellowship 55,000 55,000 55,000
Jobs 79,500 85,000 85,000
Program Faculty (Number)
Faculty* 6 6 6
Adjunct** 6 7 7
Total 6 7 7
* CAHME is providing this data from reports submitted by programs. For all information, past performance does not guarantee future results. Income data is provided for comparison and does not indicate the salaries that you will receive. Students performance may vary. N/A represents that the program did not report this information.
Accreditation Summary Report
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