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Health Services Administration

Master of Science

Advancing the business of patient care. 

Are you a strong, focused leader in the health care industry? With a master’s degree in Health Services Administration, you’ll stand out in the field of job applicants and be ready to advance your career and take on responsibilities like developing budgets, creating policies, maintaining compliance and managing staff.

The Master of Science in HSA from Regis University is much like an MBA for health care. You’ll gain the legal, financial, management and administrative skills needed to keep major health care companies and organizations running smoothly and efficiently. Courses in finance, organizational ethics, operations, leadership, research and technology management will build upon your experience as a working professional and provide you with a deeper appreciation of the social and ethical obligations and conflicts involved in providing health care.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
36 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$715 per credit hour

Sample Health Services Administration Classes

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HSA 601: Leadership and Organization Development in Health Care Settings

Explores individual leadership qualities and organizational dynamics within the contexts of communication, culture, values, process redesigns, knowledge management and methods of assessing and diagnosing organizational effectiveness.

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HSA 624: Quality Improvement in Health Care Settings

Review the history and theory of quality management in health care settings with emphasis on patient safety, patient satisfaction, patient engagement, the patient/client experience and regulatory requirements in diverse settings.

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HSA 663: Advanced Concepts of Health Care Finance

Study application based case studies for cost utilization, financial forecasting, budgeting and analysis, cash management techniques, and planning models and applies these concepts to management practice in the health care industry.

Program Details

Get all the details on our M.S. Health Services Administration program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Health Services Administration Career Paths

Patient Safety Supervisor

Implement and manage protocols to ensure patients are safe at health care facilities, review all safety incidents involving patients and employees.

Health Services Manager

Health Services Managers are in charge of the operations of one or multiple healthcare facilities, typically handling aspects such as finances, hiring and training new employees, and keeping track of patient records.

Medical Administrator

Medical Administrators interact with patients and provide customer service, manage health records, schedule appointments and manage patient billing.

“I discovered new ways of thinking and approaching different health care delivery systems.”

Jayne Keller
Chief Operating Officer, Cappella Living Solutions

M.S. Health Services Administration, 2005

Read About Jayne's Regis Experience
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Graduate Certificates

Whether you’re looking to gain knowledge quickly or supplement your full master’s degree, our 12-credit graduate certificates will help you become a more skilled and specialized health care professional.

| Health Care Business Management
| Health Care Quality and Patient Safety

Ask your admissions counselor for more information.

How to Apply

To apply to the M.S. Health Services Administration program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Resume

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $715 per credit hour
Total program credits: 36

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid to learn more. 

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, May and August.

A Culture of Excellence

The Master of Science in Health Services Administration is offered by the Division of Health Services Education within the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions.