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Master of Health Services Administration

Strayer University's Master of Health Services Administration program is designed to provide students with legal and ethical foundations as well as best business practices for leading medical and wellness-centered programs and institutions. Continue reading for more information regarding this online graduate program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Health Services Administration

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Interested individuals may have a related undergraduate degree, such as business or organizational leadership. In addition, they may be currently working in some aspect of health care, in a clinical or administrative role. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in the Master of Health Services Administration program have the opportunity to examine organizational structure and regulations relevant to the field. The curriculum is intended to develop future managers who are competent in budgetary analysis, resource allocation, data analysis, and personnel management. Other covered topics include malpractice concerns, organizational liabilities, public health, and disease prevention. Students will have the chance to complete one major research project and an examination of a real-life institution's fiscal state.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

54 credits

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

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Required Courses for a Master of Health Services Administration:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area I - Core Component (18 credits)

  • BUS 520: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • ECO 550: Managerial Economics and Globalization
  • HSA 500: Health Services Organization
  • MAT 540: Quantitative Methods

Area II - Major Component (22.5 credits)

  • HSA 505: Health Services Strategic Marketing
  • HSA 525: Health Financial Management
  • HSA 530: Health Services Human Resource Management
  • HSA 535: Managerial Epidemiology
  • HSA 599: Health Services Administration Capstone

Area III - Concentration (13.5 credits)

  • HSA 510: Health Economics
  • HSA 515: Health Care Policy, Law and Ethics
  • HSA 520: Health Information Systems

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Strayer University's Master of Health Services Administration program is intended to provide students with the business savvy needed to execute organizational and operational duties within health care settings. Graduates could go on to work for clinics, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, mental health facilities, nursing homes, or home health care agencies. They could also find opportunities with pharmaceutical corporations, health insurance companies, government agencies, or nonprofit groups.

Examples of jobs that graduates might be able to qualify for include:

  • Community Health Care Coordinator
  • Health Care Research Analyst
  • Hospital Quality Improvement Specialist
  • Medical Office Administrator

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