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Master of Health Systems Administration Estimated Costs, Tuition and Fees

UMMC's Student Financial Aid maintains estimated costs of attendance and tuition, including information about SHRP programs such as the professional Master of Health Systems Administration program.

As stated in the UMMC Bulletin, the Medical Center reserves the right to increase or modify tuition and fees without prior notice subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.

Estimated additional expenses 

In addition to tuition and health insurance, student should be aware of the following additional expenses:

First year

  • Laptop computer with Microsoft Office software - $1,200
  • External webcam with microphone- $80
  • Textbooks - $600
  • Online fees ($150 per semester) - $450

Total first-year estimated cost - $2,330

Second year

  • Textbooks - $500
  • Professional poster - $100
  • Online fees ($150 per semester) - $450
  • Travel costs (at least 1 on-campus session) - Varied cost

Total second-year estimated cost - $1,050

Computer/electronic device

Students are required to have a computer/device to access books and perform additional tasks. This cost is factored into "Educational Supplies" above for the first year. They must also purchase Adobe Flash Player, bundled with the LockDown Browser installation, for remote testing, and an external webcam.

To ensure that you have a computer/device that meets minimum standards to function with UMMC platforms, it must at least function at the following levels:

  • Windows 10 or newer OR Macintosh: OS X Catalina (10.15) or newer;
  • Must be patched by operating system company regularly;
  • Modern browser such as the latest Chrome or Internet Explorer/Edge; and
  • Must run a modern and updated anti-virus solution.

We do not recommend any thin client devices such as Chromebooks or Google books.

Travel

Students are expected to visit the UMMC campus during the second year for Capstone presentations, and should be prepared to cover any associated food, lodging, and travel costs.