The mission of the Health Services Administration, Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is to effectively prepare students to operate in leadership roles in the complex and changing environment of health services administration.

The Health Services Administration Graduate Program offers students the following educational opportunities: 

Master of Health Administration (MHA)
(45 semester hours)

MHA majors must choose from among four concentration areas:

  1. Health Information Management
  2. Medical Practice Management
  3. Public and Community Sector Health Care Management
  4. Rural and Urban Hospital Management

Once the student has chosen their concentration area, the MHA Graduate Coordinator will help them design a degree plan. The degree plan will include the required courses and electives needed to meet the requirements for the selected area of concentration.

An MHA degree is offered for those who want to continue to work full-time and complete a master’s degree in two to three years.  Full-time students who take advantage of this unique MHA should be able to complete the degree in five semesters.  Each course is offered fully online and includes Internet-based discussions and written assignments.  Face to face workshops and seminars are offered on campus during the academic terms for interested students; while attendance is optional for domestic students it is required for all international students with F1 visas.   

Graduate Certificate in Health Services Administration
(GCHSA – 18 semester hours)

Certificate Plan