The UMMC School of Health Related Professions' Health Sciences master degree 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.
Students may be admitted in the summer semester. The application deadline for the summer admission period is March 15. 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. It is expected that graduate students gain advanced level knowledge and demonstrate forward-thinking decision-making skills.
Courses are offered based on the schedule by year. Online instruction allows for minimal face-to-face mandatory on-campus sessions.
Due to the specialized content of the program and the close working relationship between faculty and students, an on-site orientation will be required. The orientation will be conducted at the beginning of the student's first term.