Masters In Health Services Administration Degree Overview
At Regis University we know that Health Services Administration roles offer opportunities as diverse as you are! According to the 2012 edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of medical and health service managers is expected to grow 23 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. A master's degree is the standard credential and can enhance and expedite your career expectations. Our online format allows students to maintain full-time employment while pursuing this degree.
Regis University's Master of Science in Health Services Administration (H.S.A.) is designed for working professionals, preferably with a bachelor's degree in a health related field, as well as experience in healthcare and management.
For those with little to no experience in health care we offer a bridge course, H.S.A. 610 Health Care Delivery Systems, to get you up to speed on the history, policy, and current contemporary issues in health services in the United States. This course is required for those without healthcare experience, and fulfills one of two elective requirements in the program.
With a master’s degree in health services administration, you'll be prepared for opportunities in hospitals, state and federal health care agencies, insurance and managed care companies, long term care facilities, quality management initiatives, medical practices, technology firms, consulting opportunities, educational institutions, and multiple departments in acute care and community based settings.
Why not speed up your professional evolution as a health care leader? Courses in finance, operations, quality, research, and technology management will complement your existing experience, making you one of the country’s most in-demand health care professionals.
Special topic courses allow individual students to custom design learning experiences in specific areas of interest and expertise. With prior approval, courses may also be taken from other graduate programs at Regis University such as the Master of Business Administration (MBA). In addition to advanced practice content, the curriculum promotes the further development of leadership abilities along with a deeper appreciation of the social and ethical obligations and conflicts inherent within the industry.
Degree: Graduates are awarded the Master of Science in Health Service Administration (H.S.A.).
Online Option: Flexible format allows you to log in anytime, day or night as you complete assignments for the Masters in Health Services Administration Degree. Each class lasts eight weeks allowing you to progress quickly. No campus visits are required for online students, but we encourage you to celebrate your graduation in person!
Start Dates: Spring (January), Summer (May), Fall (August)
Application Deadline: The Master of Science in Health Services Administration program has a rolling admission deadline; we accept applications up to the start date of the program. Course size is limited, so it is best to submit applications sooner than later.
Length of Program: The curriculum can be completed in approximately 18-24 months.
Next Step: Call us (303.458.4344) or email and we’ll walk you through your next step to get started.