The UMMC School of Health Related Professions' Health Sciences department offers the master degree in Health Systems Administration. This program offers an advanced educational opportunity in health care leadership. It is designed to provide graduates an opportunity to assume upper-level managerial and leadership roles within the health care delivery system. Graduate students will gain advanced level knowledge and demonstrate forward-thinking decision-making skills.
Students are admitted in the summer semester. The application deadline is March 1st. Students from outside of Mississippi are encouraged to apply. There are no out-of-state tuition fees associated with this degree program.
Students who successfully complete two three-hour courses per semester can generally expect to complete the program in two years. Students will complete and defend a health care related Capstone project to meet graduation requirements.
(Note: This program was originally known as the Master of Health Sciences. The program name is updated to Master of Health Systems Administration with the start of the summer 2021 semester).