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Majors & Degrees

Health Services Administration

Mississippi College understands that working adults are often juggling multiple responsibilities; that is why our MHSA program is offered fully online as well as in the evening.

Earn Your Health Administration Degree

Obtaining your Masters of Health Services Administration degree at Mississippi College will give you a diverse background of knowledge through which you will excel professionally. It will prepare you to forge ahead in the new dimensions of the profession and give you that edge you need.

These courses focus on the conceptual basis and mechanics of financial analysis in the healthcare sector; financial organizations and the community; special problems of hospitals with respect to governing boards and medical staff; professional liability of physicians, medical personnel and hospitals; and governmental regulations of the healthcare field.

Professional Development Scholarship

The Professional Development Scholarship for Health Services Administration is designed for those graduate students who are currently employed in healthcare agencies seeking a Master’s degree.

Coursework includes:

  • Research – Methods and Procedures
  • Healthcare Financial Management
  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration
  • Health Services Administration Seminar
  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Ethics in Healthcare Administration

Our health administration degree program is designed to give flexibility to meet the emerging and important needs of the healthcare professional, locally and globally. Seminar topics will rotate annually, and students are expected to present their convocation paper as part of the requirement for graduation during this course.

Career options

Graduates can pursue opportunities across a wide range of areas within the healthcare field, including roles such as:

  • Assistant administrator
  • Clinical manager
  • Health information manager
  • Nursing home administrator