2017-2018 Catalog

Master of Science in Health Services Administration

The Master of Science in Health Services Administration provides students with the advanced health care administration competencies needed to excel in careers as health care administrators and other careers related to the business of health care.  The program provides students the depth of knowledge required of today's health care professionals coupled with the managerial perspective essential to success. The learning environment enables application of health care administration theory and practice, and a focus of selected concentrations of health care administration.  The program is designed to provide students with both current and relevant practices in the industry.  

Completion of Strayer University’s Master of Science in 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.

Students who have not earned degrees from appropriate fields of study may be required to take additional coursework as a prerequisite for completing the program.

This program is not available at the Mississippi or New Jersey campuses. This program is available in an online-only format to Mississippi or New Jersey students.  Students enrolled in Maryland should refer to the Maryland-specific portion of the catalog.

Strayer University’s business degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, PH: 913-339-9356.

Area I-Core Component

Required Courses

HSA 501Management in Health Care

HSA 505Health Services Strategic Marketing

HSA 510Health Economics

HSA 515Health Care Policy, Law and Ethics

HSA 520Health Information Systems

HSA 525Health Financial Management

HSA 530Health Services Human Resource Management

HSA 599Health Services Administration Capstone

MAT 543Quantitative Methods for Health Services

Total Credit Hours:40.5

Area II-Concentration Component

Students must choose one of the following Area II Concentration Components to complete the Masters of Science in Health Services Administration.

Clinical Care Management Concentration

HSA 540Healthcare Operations Management

HSA 545Long-Term Care Management

HSA 546Physician's Practice Management

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Public Health Management Concentration

HSA 535Managerial Epidemiology

HSA 550Public Health Management

HSA 551Environmental Health Management

Total Credit Hours:13.5

All courses are 4.5 quarter credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 54.0

Total Credit Hours: 54.0