Master of Science in Healthcare Administration
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program develops the core competencies necessary for leaders to deal specifically with the U.S. healthcare marketplace.  Courses provide information related to the healthcare system and the environment in which healthcare managers and providers function; general healthcare management and business principles, including systems thinking; professionalism, ethical behavior and emotional intelligence; communication and relationship management skills; and leadership skills and behavior.  Graduates are healthcare professionals who are prepared to successfully manage and lead healthcare organizations and make significant contributions in improving the health of the citizens in the communities they serve through planning, directing, and coordinating various aspects of health services.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Have 5 or more years of leadership experience, with a minimum of 2 of those years in healthcare

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International