Master of Health Services Administration
Component Total 18.0
Component Total 22.5
Keep your Career Healthy with a Master’s Degree
Consider a Strayer University Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) degree if you want a career in one of the most powerful industries – and one that is the largest provider of jobs in the United States.
Many health services professionals enter the healthcare industry because they have a passion to help and serve others through their work and contributions. By earning a Strayer health services Master’s degree, you will gain advanced knowledge and fundamental skills that will catapult you to a management role in dozens of settings, including hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, health information technology firms, and government/policy organizations.
Courses in information technology, accounting, management, ethics, and human resources expose you to core fundamentals that will advance your career in this dynamic and exciting field.
Key Learning Objectives
Integrate knowledge of social, economic, political, and professional forces to the management of the organization, and develop policies and practices that align with business strategies.
- Develop the skills to conduct financial planning, manage financial operations, and measure financial performance.
- Develop effective strategic and marketing plans to position the organization for success within the complex health care environment.
- Utilize appropriate information systems and various technologies in the collection and analysis of health care data.
- Demonstrate analytical skills, and the application of statistical, quantitative, and economic principles and tools to the health care decision-making process.
- Refine your ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of health services situations.
- Develop and demonstrate skills in leadership, interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, and change management.
*Completion of Strayer University’s Master of Health Services Administration program does not guarantee a student has met the requirements to apply for licensure as a health care administrator in any state. Students pursuing professional health care certifications should contact their respective state health departments to confirm educational requirements before beginning the program.
Component Total 13.5
Minimum Total Quarter Hours Required for Graduation 54.0
Program LengthStrayer University students are mostly working adults who earn their degrees at their own pace and on their own schedule. Most students attend part-time, and the normal time to complete this program is 4.5 years.
On-Time Graduation Rate92% of our students who graduated from this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, did so within 4.5 years.
Program CostsCost information for Strayer University programs is available at www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees. The tuition and fees for the entire program at current rates are $28,820 for both full-time and part-time students. Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students enrolling for Winter 2014 and future quarters. Rates also apply to undergraduate students who enrolled in the Fall 2013 Graduation Fund Plus Program at participating campuses in Virginia and Texas. For all other students enrolled prior to Winter 2014, please visit www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees for undergraduate tuition rates. The total estimated cost for books and supplies for the entire program is $1,800. Strayer University does not offer on-campus housing.
Median Loan DebtFor all students completing this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, the median cumulative loan debt for each of the following are:
- Federal student loans: $61,000
- Private loans: $0
- Institutional finance loans: $0
Occupations for this program
The following U.S. Department of Labor Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes and occupational titles are disclosed pursuant to U.S. Department of Education regulations, and correspond to the U.S. Department of Education Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code for this program.
|Title||O*Net Link||SOC Code|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9111.00||11-9111.00|