Program Benefits: Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA)

Candidates will find the study of health administration to be an enhancement of their professional careers as well as a source of personal satisfaction. Society in general will likewise benefit by health care administrators who have knowledge of scholarship and research, an understanding of effective management theory and practice, and insight into the social, legal and ethical responsibilities of health care professionals.

The number and types of health care delivery systems and institutional settings make for diverse management employment possibilities including but not limited to the following:

  • Hospitals
  • HMOs
  • Voluntary health agencies
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Long-term care organizations
  • Public health
  • Community health care centers
  • Health insurance programs
  • Health research/evaluation
  • Architectural firms
  • Consulting firms
  • Teaching
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Consulting firms
  • Teaching
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Health services analysts
  • Health planning systems
  • Home health agencies


For more information contact Dr. Michael Stowe, chair of the School of Health, at or 815-740-3606.