University of Detroit Mercy

College of Health Professions

Master's in Health Services Administration (MHSA)


UDM School of Dentistry

4001 W. McNichols Rd.

Detroit, MI 48226

United States


(313) 993-2443


(313) 993-1271

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) is designed to educate knowledgeable, multi- skilled current and future healthcare leaders. The program builds on the health-related preparation and work experience that students bring to the program and develops advanced competencies in management, research techniques and fiscal management. Two certificate programs offer foundational courses for students who would like to acquire healthcare knowledge and utilize their experience in healthcare administration. Courses are offered in formats designed for the working person. The MHSA program and the certificate programs are accessible to working adults who cannot take time away from jobs and families for full-time study. Health care cases and content are fully integrated into each course and health care management texts are used along with Internet resources. The 47-credit master's degree can be completed in five semesters by attending weekend and evening classes. The certificate programs can be completed in one year depending on the student’s admission date. The Master of Health Services Administration program and the courses for the certificates are also available at the University Center at Macomb Community College in Clinton Township.


Undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Questions or comments on accreditation can be directly forwarded to: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036-1120 202-887-6791 202-887-8476

International Student Requirements:

All course work completed outside the U.S. and Canada must be formally evaluated by either the World Education Services or the Educational Credential Evaluators. A course-by-course/detailed evaluation report is required by the University of Detroit Mercy. Official evaluation results are to be mailed from the agency to the following address: University of Detroit Mercy, Admissions Office, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 47

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 2010-2011: $730 credit hour (CHP/MSON discounted USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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