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Build upon your existing health care and management experience with our Master of Science in Health Services Administration (H.S.A.) degree designed to accelerate your professional opportunities. This degree positions you for leadership roles in a rewarding career with an excellent job outlook.
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M.S. in Health Services Administration

Masters In Health Services Administration Degree Overview

Are you a working health care professional with a bachelor's degree, looking to take the next step in your profession and in your education? 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.

Regis University's Master of Science in Health Services Administration (HSA) is designed for working health care professionals. The every-other-weekend campus format or the online option allows students to maintain full-time employment.

With a master’s degree in health administration, you'll be prepared for opportunities in state and federal health care agencies, insurance and managed care companies, long term care facilities, quality management initiatives, medical practices, consulting opportunities, educational institutions, and multiple departments in acute care settings.

Why not speed up your professional evolution as a health care manager? Courses in finance, operations, quality, research, and technology management will complement your existing health care 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 including 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!

Campus Option: Campus based classes meet Saturdays or Sundays, every other weekend, with an online component.

Start Dates: Spring (January), Summer (May), Fall (August)

Application Deadline:  The masters in health 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 and we’ll walk you through your next step to get started.  

Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of the Master of Science in Health Services Administration (HSA) program at Regis University. The total degree requires 36 semester hours.

Health Service Administration Requirements
HCE 600 Organizational Ethics and Health Care Compliance (3 semester hours)
HSA 601 Leadership and Organization Development in Health Care Settings (3 semester hours)
HSA 602 Strategic Planning and Development in Health Services (3 semester hours)
HSA 660 Methods of Inquiry and Research (3 semester hours)
HSA 680 Contemporary Issues in Health Services Delivery Systems (3 semester hours)
HSA 604 Foundations of Health Care Economics, Accounting and Financial Management (3 semester hours)
HSA 624 Quality Improvement in Health Care Settings (3 semester hours)
HSA 649 Health Care Information Systems (or equivalent course from HCI or MSCC) (3 semester hours)
HSA 663 Advanced Concepts of Health Care Finance (3 semester hours)
HSA 696 Master’s Project in Health Services Administration (3 semester hours)
Electives Select courses from HSA, HCI, MSCC, MBA (6 semester hours)

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above. For further information contact the Office of Admissions at 303.458.4344.


Regis University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Commission URL: http://www.ncahlc.org/
Commission Phone: 312-263-0456

Fall 2014-Summer 2015

Tuition (per semester hour) $605
Other Fees
Application Fee $75
Graduation Application Fee $50

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