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California State University, Long Beach
Health Care Administration Program

Graduate Student Success


Most students who pursue the MSHCA degree complete the program in two to three years. Students may enroll in the MSHCA traditional program as a full- or part-time student. Students enrolled in the accelerated program (MSHCA-AP) are enrolled as full-time students.


CSULB Overall Undergraduate and Graduate Success Rates
CSULB Institutional Research and Assessment Overall Graduation Rates

Student Success Profiles for Traditional and Accelerated Programs

MSHCA (Traditional Program) Student Profiles

Graduation/Post-Employment Profile
(Traditional Program)

*Denotes student activity in progress.

Academic
Year

Entered

Dropped

Graduation Rates

Retention (Graduated or Still Enrolled)

Three-Month Employment Rate Post-Graduation

0-2.0 Years

2.1-3.0 Years

3.1-4.0 Years

4.1+ Years

2010-11

22

0

15 (68%

4 (18%)

3 (14%)

0

100%

N/A

2011-12

17

0

9 (53%)

3 (18%)

4 (23%)

1 (6%)

100%

N/A

2012-13

19

3 (16%)

8 (42%)

7 (37%)

1 (5%)

0

84%

N/A

2013-14

21

2 (10%)

12 (57%)

7 (33%)

0

0

90%

57%

2014-15

37

3 (10%)

27 (73%)

5 (14%)

    2 (5%)

0

*92%

70%

2015-16

29

0

23 (79%)

6 (21%)

0

0

*100%

43%

2016-17

20

0

17 (85%)

3 (15%)

0

0

*100%

88%

2017-18

23

0

23 (100%)

IP

IP

IP

*100%

IP

2018-19

21

IP

IP

IP

IP

IP

IP

IP

Percent of student employed within 3 months of graduation

Percent of student employed within 3 months of graduation
Data from the traditional students graduating in May 2018 are below, 50% responded to Qualtrics survey. Of those responding, 88% had employment or other meaningful activity. For the AP cohort graduating in summer of 2017, 88% were employed at three-month follow-up or had a job advancement. The AP cohort graduating in 2018 will not have 3-month follow-up data available until November 2018 given that they had an August 2018 graduation date.

Employment in Healthcare sector 3-months post-graduation for traditional students graduating in Spring 2017; reflects 100% response rate, with 43% employment in healthcare at 3-months post-graduation

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Employment in Healthcare sector 3-months post-graduation for traditional students graduating in Spring 2017; reflects 100% response rate, with 43% employment in healthcare at 3-months post-graduation

Industry

Traditional Program Students Employment at one-year post-graduation for 2016 graduating class (N=32) with 78% response rate (n=25)—reflects students graduating in Spring 2016

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2016 & 2017 Traditional Graduates Positions

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3-year follow-up for the class graduating in spring 2015

3-year followup

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MSHCA-AP (Accelerated Program) Student Profiles

 

Graduation/Post-Employment Profile
(Accelerated Program)

*Denotes student activity in progress.

Academic
Year

Entered

Dropped

Graduation Rates

Retention (Graduated or Still Enrolled)

Three-Month Employment Rate Post-Graduation

0-2.0 Years

2.1-3.0 Years

3.1-4.0 Years

4.1+ Years

2010-11

31

5 (16%)

20 (65%)

5 (16%)

0

1 (3%)

84%

N/A

2011-12

30

3 (10%)

25(83%)

1 (3%)

0

0

90%

100%

2012-13

25

8 (32%)

15 (60%)

1 (4%)

0

0

*68%

94%

2013-14

31

5 (16%)

24 (78%)

2 (6%)

0

0

84%

100%

2014-15

30

4 (13%)

25 (83%)

0

1 (3%)

0

87%

96%

2015-16

30

2 (7%)

25 (83%)

  1 (3%)

    2 (7%)

*93%

IP

2016-17

25

2 (8%)

20 (80%)

   IP

*80%

IP

2017-18

31

0

IP

*100%

IP

2018-19

20

0

IP

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