According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. With such rapid growth in the workforce, qualified leaders and administrators in all areas of human and health services are in demand. The Master of Arts - Human and Health Services Administration will provide you with a broad-based perspective of healthcare and human service delivery systems and prepare you for professional advancement.
Well educated and qualified health professionals are always in demand. Complete your degree on your schedule while learning about the theoretical foundations, ethical dilemmas, and current issues of the healthcare field. With courses that combine tested healthcare theory with real-world strategic practice, you will quickly learn to approach new ideas, projects, and challenges from multiple perspectives and will be prepared for advancement within health and human services.
This graduate degree program provides a broad-based perspective of healthcare and human service delivery systems, and it is not designed to provide primary professional preparation. Students selecting this option must have a prior training and/or work history in an applicable area for job entry. Program curriculum emphasizes strategic planning, cultural, social and diversity issues, and ethics.
The Master of Arts - Human and Health Services Administration is a fast-paced, accelerated program designed to accommodate working adults. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree.
All fall and spring semester graduate courses in this program are 16 weeks long. Summer session courses are eight weeks long. Most students choose to take two courses (or six credit hours) in the spring and fall semesters and one course (or three credit hours) in the summer. The number of credit hours you take each semester should be discussed with your advisor and reflective of your personal and work schedules.