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Xavier-Louisiana PharmD & Regis M.S. in Health Services Administration

Transforming the face of health care together

Management and leadership positions within hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, retail pharmacies and managed care organizations increasingly require the pharmaceutical knowledge obtained through a Doctor of Pharmacy degree combined with management, administrative and business knowledge.

What is the M.S. in Health Services Administration?

The Regis M.S. in Health Services Administration is much like an MBA for health care. Courses in finance, organizational ethics, operations, leadership, research and technology management will augment your pharmacy knowledge and provide you with a deeper understanding of the entire health care landscape.

With a dual Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Xavier-Louisiana and a Master of Science in Health Services Administration degree from Regis University, you will gain the financial, management, administrative and strategic planning skills needed to successfully lead in complex health care organizations.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses
8-week terms

Time Commitment
7 of the 8 courses can be completed during the summers. One is completed during the second semester of the P3 year

Key Dates:
The program is designed specifically for Xavier-Louisiana PharmD students to complete courses during the summers between years 1 and 2 and years 2 and 3

Program Details

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Get all the details on our Dual-Degree Doctor of Pharmacy and M.S. Health Services Administration program.

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"This isn't an MBA, but the healthcare version of an MBA."

Marissa Johnson
fourth-year student in the Xavier-Louisiana PharmD & Regis M.S. in Health Services Administration dual-degree program

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When you are ready to apply, our admissions counselors will help you at every step. Applying is easier than you think. We have a streamlined process specifically for Xavier-Louisiana students interested in our dual degree programs. Your Regis admissions counselor will work with you one-on-one to help you complete the online application.

Join Regis Dual Degree Alumni Working As:

Senior Clinical Pharmacist

Provides clinical consultation and drug information clarification to practitioners, interpreting medication orders/prescriptions for patients.

Utilization Manager

Assists insurance companies in analyzing health care needs within medical care and recommends further patient care.

Clinical Trial Manager

Help to prepare protocols and case forms to help manage new and ongoing clinical trials.

Business Consultant

Pharmaceutical business consultants use their knowledge of biotechnology, medicine and business to help companies develop drugs and manage data about clinical outcomes.

Pharmacy Director

Directs, plans and establishes, the policies and goals for hospitals or health care pharmacy facilities. Additionally, they connect with medical staff, department heads and nursing staff to resolve problems, determine needs, improve processes, and promote effective drug therapy.

Pharmacy Resident

Provide pharmaceutical care to patients, provide effective drug education, develop independent learning skills, understand research methods and opportunities, as well as recognize principles and applications of drug use.


Projected job growth for health services managers through 2029*
New medical and health service administrator roles to be created by 2028*
Top Master’s in Healthcare Services, 2018**

*Bureau of Labor Statistics,


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

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcript after completion of Xavier PharmD P1 Fall Semester

Priority deadline is February 1. Additional seats to be determined after priority deadline.

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Program tuition: $736 per credit hour


Students seeking to borrow federal student loans must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at and include both Xavier University’s and Regis University’s Federal School Codes (002032 and 136300) each year.

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