Health Sciences

MSHA Course Requirements

The Master of Science in Health Administration program requires a minimum of forty-five (45) semester of course work beyond the Bachelor’s degree level plus a Comprehensive Exam at the end of the program. Applicants who lack appropriate undergraduate preparation may be required to complete qualifying course work.

Qualifying Courses


Approved course in Accounting.

Approved course in Statistics.

HSCI 510 - Systems for Health Services (3)

HSCI 511 - Intro to Health Administration Theory (3)

Core MSHA Courses


HSCI 513 - Health Services Administration (3)

HSCI 517 - Health Economics & National Health Policy (3)

HSCI 521 - Health Care Ethics (3)

HSCI 523 - Seminar in Medical Care Organization (3)

HSCI 613 - Managing Change in Health Care (3)

HSCI 614 - Financial Management (3)

HSCI 615 - Information Management for Decision Making (3)

HSCI 616 - Quality Assurance/Health Care (3)

HSCI 618 - Strategic Planning (3)

HSCI 619 - Third Party Player Impact on Health Delivery (3)

HSCI 625 - Integrative Seminar (3)

HSCI 693A or B - Supervised Field Training (2)

HSCI 693C - Supervised Field Training (1)

HSCI 697 - Directed Comprehensive Studies (CR/NC) (0) or,

HSCI 698 - Thesis/Graduate Project (0) (Faculty permission required)

Elective Courses (9 units with Advisor approval)


HSCI 414 - Health Law (3)

HSCI 422 - Health Services for Elderly and Mentally ill (3)

HSCI 438 - International Health (3)

HSCI 505A - Health Informatics (3)

HSCI 515 - Seminar in Healthcare Information Management (3)

HSCI 518 - Managed Care (3)

HSCI 620 - Hospital Administration (3)

HHD 502 - Aging Policy (3)

HHD 504 - Current Issues in Aging (3)