University of Missouri - Columbia

School of Medicine

Health Services Management Executive Master's Program



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Health Administration (MHA) in Health Services Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The unique two-year graduate executive program in health services management enables individuals with three to five years of clinical or administrative experience in health care to complete a masterÆs degree in health administration. This professional, multidisciplinary program within the MU School of Medicine is highly ranked nationwide, yet remains among the most affordable of its kind. By combining short, intensive on-campus classes with online work, students may continue their full-time professional careers while advancing academically. The curriculum integrates general management concepts and health-care applications and focuses on the theory and practice of managed care, as well as on information systems and clinical decision support. Graduates have included physicians, nurses, CEOs, chief financial officers, chief information officers and allied health professionals. New classes start each January. Eight weekend campus visits are required per year.


The University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the Nort

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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