University of West Florida

College of Science, Engineering & Health

Health Care Administration, M.S.A.


11000 University Pkwy

Pensacola, FL 32514

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Healthcare Administration, M.S.A.

Format: Online

Program Description:

The fully online Master of Science in Administration (M.S.A.) program at UWF prepares its graduates to respond effectively and efficiently to the challenges facing today’s professional leaders. It offers an unsurpassed blend of quality, flexibility and convenience. The M.S.A. degree prepares graduates for advanced management and leadership roles in public, non-profit, and private agencies. You will learn from experienced faculty who are excellent teachers and researchers, and are focused on moving you to the cutting edge of your field. The M.S.A. 12 semester hour core curriculum presents the necessary background in business related topics, including managerial economics, financial management, management skills, marketing management, and management and organizational behavior. The Healthcare Administration M.S.A. specialization prepares graduates for administrative management positions within public and private health care agencies, clinics, and hospitals. It offers working professionals the opportunity to enhance administrative skills to manage healthcare personnel, programs, and organizations. Coursework prepares students build managerial and critical thinking skills useful in careers as health care administrators. The program integrates social marketing theory and practice, and was designed to provide an understanding of federal and not-for-profit structures and processes as well as the political/economic/ organizational environment in which the health care administrator works. In addition, coursework also prepares students for admission to doctoral programs and professional schools.


The University of West Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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