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Master of Science in Allied Health

OIT Allied Health Management degree program

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Do you hold a professional license in an allied health discipline and are looking to advance your career?

Complete a Master of Science in Allied Health (MSAH) online via Oregon Institute of Technology.

Projections from the United States Department of Labor show employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 23 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, the healthcare industry as a whole will see an increase in the demand for medical services (US Department of Labor, 2012). In particular, it is noted that the number of job openings is expected to exceed the number of MSAH graduates.

About Our Program

The Master of Science in Allied Health degree will allow students to advance in their professional careers by providing them with advanced skills to conduct research, teach, implement and evaluate programs, or move into management, leadership or administrative positions. Students will graduate with exceptional leadership skills they can utilize in their jobs.

The purpose of the Oregon Tech Master of Science in Allied Health (MSAH) degree program is to prepare allied health professionals for positions in management, education and administration in their respective healthcare disciplines.

1. To prepare allied health practitioners to analyze, interpret, communicate and respond to the major factors influencing health, healthcare policy and healthcare leadership.

2. To prepare allied health practitioners with administration/management skills including financial skills, accountability, collaboration, building relationships, organizational development, self-confidence and leadership skills.

3. To prepare allied health practitioners to function as educators and/or leaders in academic, clinical, or community healthcare settings.

4. To prepare allied health practitioners to be critical and innovative thinkers able to analyze concepts, principles, research, clinical findings, technologies, outcomes and apply them to professional practice including strategic orientation.

Who is Eligible?

A qualified applicant to the Master of Science in Allied Health will:

  1. Have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Hold a professional license in an allied health discipline.
  3. Be in good academic standing at your last college or university attended.
  4. Have attained a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 90 quarter (60 semester) units attempted.
  5. Have attained a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 45 term hours of the major.
  6. Have a combined score (verbal and quantitative) of 300 on the GRE.
  7. Meet the Oregon Tech admissions criteria. Special admissions arrangements are also available.

How to Apply

Please look at the Admission Requirements prior to applying to the program.

  • Determine your eligibility for the M.S. Allied Health program by completing an Eligibility Verification.
  • Submit your application and $50 non-refundable application fee at
  • Submit a current background check (the link is in the Eligibility Verification).
  • Request an official credential verification letter from your professional licensing board.
  • Request official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges and universities attended.
  • Request official GRE scores.
  • Submit a personal statement that addresses your career goals and relevance to the program, evidence of aptitude for graduate work and evidence of a potential for success in the field.
  • Submit three letters of references that address your academic preparation and professional abilities. These must be sent directly from the author. Letters provided by the applicant are not accepted.

Oregon Tech may grant conditional admission to candidates not meeting all of the minimum requirements. Your application will not be considered for admission until all required items are received. ​

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