Advance patient care with an M.S. in Health Services Administration.

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Why should I pursue an M.S. in Health Services Administration?

With your experience in the health care field, your skills are already in high demand. With an M.S. in HealthServices Administration, you’ll become one of the country’s most in-demand health care professionals.According to the , the employment of medical and health service managers is expected to grow 17 percent by2024, much faster than many other occupations.

Is a Master of Science in Health Services Administration for me?

Are you a strong, organized leader who looks forward to working with others? An online M.S. in HSA from Regis canhelp you advance your career and take on responsibilities like developing budgets, creating policies, maintainingcompliance and managing staff. When it comes to standing out in a field of applicants, it can really help you riseto the top.

What will I learn in Regis’ HSA program?

An M.S. in HSA from Regis University is much like an MBA for health care. You’ll gain the legal, financial,management and administrative skills needed to keep major health care companies and organizations running smoothlyand efficiently.

一道本不卡免费高清Courses in finance, organizational ethics, operations, leadership, research and technology management will build uponyour experience as a working professional. In addition to advanced practice content, your coursework will helpcultivate your leadership abilities. You’ll also gain a deeper appreciation of the social and ethicalobligations and conflicts involved in providing health care.

一道本不卡免费高清If you have a specific area of interest or expertise, our special topic courses allow you to custom design learningexperiences to match your educational goals. You may also take courses from other graduate programs.

For those with little to no experience in health care, we offer a bridge course, HSA 610 Health Care DeliverySystems, to get you up to speed on the history, policy and current contemporary issues in health services. Thiscourse is required for those without health care experience and fulfills one of two elective requirements.

What’s the difference between an M.S. in HSA and a Master of Science in Public Health (MHP)? A MPH is basedaround the logistics and operations of public health organizations, which require specific courses in biostatistics,environmental health and public health policy.

Is Regis’ HSA program accredited?

Regis University is accredited by .

What class formats are available?

一道本不卡免费高清At Regis, we understand the challenges of working full time while pursuing your degree. Our flexible online format isdesigned to help you succeed.

Each class runs for eight weeks, so you can make rapid progress toward your degree and complete it within 18–24months. No campus visits are required for online students, but we encourage you to celebrate your graduation inperson!

When do Regis’ M.S. in HSA classes start?

Courses are offered in eight-week terms that begin in: January, May, and August.

Career Opportunities

What careers can I get with an M.S. in HSA?

一道本不卡免费高清The demand for graduates who specialize in health services administration is strong and growing. Job titles in this field include:

  • Health Care Executive
  • Health Services Manager
  • Medical Administrator

In addition to typical health care settings, you’ll be prepared for opportunities in state and federal health care agencies, insurance companies, quality management initiatives, technology firms and consulting.

Career support from Regis.

The Center for Career and Professional Development at Regis provides you with the resources and advice to help you establish and meet your career goals. That means we’ll help you choose an academic focus, explore and find a new career path, and create the tools for a successful job search that will promote your career. To learn more, visit our Center for Career and Professional Development page.

What salary can I expect with a degree in health services administration?

As a health care administrator, your salary depends upon your years of experience, responsibilities, geographic location and employer.

Here are the median salaries for a few specific job titles as reported by *:

  • Ambulatory Services Executive: $109,172
  • Behavioral Health Director: $74,945
  • Clinical Manager: $67,313

*-Salary information based on data from spring 2016.

Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of the Master of Science in Health Services Administration (H.S.A.) program at Regis University. The total degree requires 36 semester hours.

Health Service Administration Requirements
HCE 600 Organizational Ethics and Health Care Compliance (3 semester hours)
HSA 601 Leadership and Organization Development in Health Care Settings (3 semester hours)
HSA 602 Strategic Planning and Development in Health Services (3 semester hours)
HSA 604 Foundations of Health Care Economics, Accounting and Financial Management (3 semester hours)
HSA 624 Quality Improvement in Health Care Settings (3 semester hours)
HSA 649 Health Care Information Systems (or equivalent course from HCI or MSCC) (3 semester hours)
HSA 660 Methods of Inquiry and Research (3 semester hours)
HSA 663 Advanced Concepts of Health Care Finance (3 semester hours)
HSA 680 Contemporary Issues in Health Services Delivery Systems (3 semester hours)
HSA 696 Master’s Project in Health Services Administration (3 semester hours)
Electives Select courses from HSA, HCI, MSCC, MBA, or HSA 610* (6 semester hours)

*HSA 610 Health Care Delivery Systems (3 semester hours) is a unique and required course for individuals with little to no health care experience. This course provides foundational knowledge of our health care system necessary for success in this program.

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above. For further information contact the Office of Admissions at 303.458.4344.

How to Apply

一道本不卡免费高清Take the next step in your Regis experience and start your application today. Complete the Regis Application or the HAMPCAS Application. Regis University accepts either application and gives equal consideration to both.

Regis University is a participant of the Health Administration, Management, & Policy Centralized Application Service (HAMPCAS).  HAMPCAS is the national centralized application service that provides applicants with the capability to apply to health management, administration, and policy programs across different colleges and universities throughout the U.S. by way of a single, web-based application. 


You can email your admission counselor with questions at  


  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. (Note: Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 will be considered on an individual basis by the Division of Health Services Education).
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Two years of work experience in a health care setting and management experience is preferred.
  • If English is not your native/first language, you must meet the following language proficiency requirement:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – Internet-based: Minimum score of 82 (24 Writing, 20 Speaking, 22 Reading, 16 Listening), Computer-based: Minimum score of 213. Regis University's TOEFL code is 4656.
    • Applicants that have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited US institution do not need to provide a TOEFL score.
  • Applications for the HSA program are evaluated on a rolling admission basis. An application is reviewed and an enrollment decision is made once all required application materials are submitted.
  • The ideal candidate will hold a baccalaureate degree in a health-related field, health care and management experience also preferable but not required.


一道本不卡免费高清If utilizing the Regis Application all documents are submitted directly to Regis University. If utilizing the HAMPCAS application, all documents are submitted directly to HAMPCAS. Please reference the HAMPCAS application instructions if utilizing that application service.

一道本不卡免费高清The following instructions are specific to those utilizing the Regis University application.  You are encouraged to submit all required application materials at once, with the exception of official transcripts. Course size is limited. Once a course has reached its enrollment capacity, applicants will be selected for an alternate list.

  • Submit a completed application.
  • Request an official degree-bearing transcript to be sent directly to Regis University. Official transcripts can be mailed or sent electronically. Regis accepts electronic transcripts from the following services: Scrip-Safe, Docufide, Avow Systems.
    • Submit mailed transcripts to:
      Regis University
      Office of Admissions
      3333 Regis Boulevard
      Mail Code: A-12 
      Denver, CO 80221-1099
    • Submit electronic transcripts to
  • Submit a current resume.
  • Submit a 750-word personal statement (typewritten, double-spaced) that addresses the essay topic in the application. Instructions are given when you reach the essay portion of the online application.
  • Direct all written materials and inquiries to: 
  • Regis University
    Office of Admissions
    3333 Regis Blvd.
    Mail Code A-12
    Denver, CO 80221-1099
    Phone: 303.458.4344 or 800.944.7667
    Fax: 303.964.5534

Materials in support of an application for admission become the property of Regis University and will not be provided or returned to an applicant.


Visit our Cost of Tuition page一道本不卡免费高清 to see the tuition and fee schedule for the Master of Science in Health Services Administration.