Masters in Health Services Administration

Masters in Health Services Administration (MHSA)

Why Earn an MHSA degree?

Healthcare is a major business; one that requires talented administrators to manage the growing demands of medical services, technological advancement and compliance with regulatory actions. Formally trained health services administrators are poised at the forefront of these demands, exceptionally prepared to provide the skills and leadership needed to solve the most complex industry issues.  The US Bureau of Labor and Statistics estimates that by 2020 employment of health service administrators will grow by 22%, faster than the average for all occupations. As our population grows and ages, so will the demand for exceptional administrators.  The LECOM School of Health Services Administration will prepare you to fill that need when you enroll in the Masters in Health Services Administration (MHSA) program.

The knowledge gained from the MHSA program is essential and provides students with the skills required to plan, direct, and lead medical and health service organizations as administrators in hospital or other acute and subacute healthcare facilities, public health care organizations, pharmacies and private practice groups. The knowledge gained from the MHSA program is essential for fiscal, planning and managerial work in healthcare organizations and the establishment and management of clinical practices.

Submit the short MHSA Program Inquiry Form via the link provided which should take less than 2 minutes to complete: School of Health Services Administration Inquiry

MHSA Program Structure

This program is primarily a distance education program requiring only 8 days of in-person training at the Bradenton, Florida or Erie, PA campuses. These on-site visits are scheduled Thursday-Sunday so only 4 workdays are utilized for the entire program.  The MHSA program is specifically designed to meet the demands of a busy working professional or full time students.  The January cohort classes are 6 weeks in length and the program is completed in 18 months – Applications must be submitted no later than Dec. 1st.  The June cohort classes are 8 weeks in length and the program is completed in 24 months – Applications must be submitted no later than May 1st.

Curriculum

The knowledge gained from the MHSA program is essential and provides students with the skills required to plan, direct, and lead medical and health service organizations as administrators in hospital or other acute and subacute healthcare facilities, public health care organizations, pharmacies and private practice groups. The knowledge gained from the MHSA program is essential for fiscal, planning and managerial work in healthcare organizations and the establishment and management of clinical practices.

Distance Education Complaint Process for Out-of-State Students

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