Master'sHealth Administration

Wichita State’s online Master of Health Administration will equip you with the knowledge, skills and qualities needed for success in leadership positions in a wide variety of health-related organizations. As a graduate, you’ll have the ability to plan, direct, manage and coordinate medical and health services in this fast-growing field.  

Learn how Health Administration is the right fit for you.

 
Health Professions students work together on a project

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

For admission into the Master of Health Administration program, you must:


  • Be admitted to the WSU Graduate School
  • Meet additional College of Health Professions requirements

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Inside the Program

Student group improves public health through Tobacco Free campus initiative

Public Health Sciences students helped start and implement the Tobacco Free Campus Ambassador program to support the WSU Tobacco Free campus policy. The push to go tobacco free has been led by Public Health Sciences going back to 2005 when a group of students formed the Health, Education, Advocates for Leadership, Teamwork and Humanity (HEALTH) Student Association.

Students also celebrate National Public Health Week annually by volunteering in the community and displaying health educational materials around campus.

Curriculum

This 42-credit-hour online program covers:


  • Healthcare systems and management
  • Communication and interpersonal relationship management
  • Critical thinking, analysis and problem solving
  • Management and leadership
  • Professionalism and ethics

The capstone requirement is a clinical placement in a health system, hospital, agency or organization near you where you take part in a clinical practicum.

Careers

A Master of Health Administration degree from Wichita State will prepare you to:

  • Direct a health system
  • Manage a hospital or health service organization
  • Oversee a medical practice group
  • Coordinate an ambulatory clinic
  • Supervise a local, state or federal government agency