Ranked fifth in the nation for graduate (master's) education in healthcare management by U.S. News & World Report. The Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA) Program prepares students to assume executive leadership positions in a broad range of health services organizations including hospitals, health systems, physician group practices, long-term care facilities, consulting firms, and insurance companies.
The MSHA program is among the top graduate programs in health administration according to U.S. News and World Report. The program enjoys an excellent reputation, both regionally and nationally, for the high quality of its academic program and the achievements of its more than 1,200 graduates.
Students may apply for admission to the MSHA Program alone or to one of the coordinated degree options:
- Master of Science in Health Administration/Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHA/MSHI) Program; or
- Master of Science in Health Administration/Master of Business Administration (MSHA/MBA) Program
All degree options (MSHA, MSHA/MBA, and MSHA/MSHI) include 21 months of academic course work and a 12-month administrative residency.
Students who are interested in a career in long-term care administration may opt to complete a Certificate in Gerontology. In order to gain an in-depth understanding of finance, students may complete a Certificate in Health Care Financial Management while enrolled in the MSHA/MBA Program. Students may enroll in the MSHA, the MSHA/MBA Program, or the MSHA/MSHI Program only on a full-time basis.
Admission requirements, program curriculum, and application procedure information from the SHP catalog.