As a student in our Health Services Administration master’s degree program, you’ll take classes in program planning, analysis and evaluation, policy, finance, law, human resources and management information systems — both MBA classes and specialized classes that address health care reform, reimbursement, HIPAA and other industry-specific topics.
You may choose between:
Credits and Completion
Most students complete their master’s in health care administration degree in about two years by taking two courses during fall, spring and summer semesters.
Apply by November 1 or March 1 and start when you’re ready.
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
- Two letters of recommendation
- A one- to two-page essay describing your career goals
- A resume
- An RSC graduate school application
Personal advising, experienced faculty
Our health services administration master’s comes with a deep, Russell Sage-level of support from an assigned faculty advisor who works with you to ensure your success.
Kim Fredericks, Assistant Provost and Graduate Program Director
“Sage has this unique offering that is an actual master’s degree in Health Services Administration. Most of the time you have to be in a larger online program to get what we offer.”
Your Future Career with a Master’s in Health Services Administration
Individuals with a master’s in health care administration are working in state government, hospital systems, insurance companies and service-based organizations.
Alumni from Russell Sage College’s graduate business programs have been hired by Humana managed care; the New York State Department of Health and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
Real World Content and Connections
As a student in Russell Sage College’s Health Services Administration master’s program, you will rarely be lectured at. Instead you will learn through case studies, lively discussions and a health services administration internship or practicum.
You’ll have an opportunity to present your work at Russell Sage College’s annual Graduate Research Symposium. You’ll also network with health care, government and nonprofit leaders, finance and technology executives, start-up entrepreneurs and business owners at school-sponsored events like employer panels and weekend-long business plan intensives.
M.S. in Health Services Administration Spotlights
Meet the successful students and alumni of our Health Services Administration master’s program.
“Eventually, I do want to set up my own nonprofit dealing with health care.”
The Russell Sage College master’s program in Health Services Administration is designed to prepare students with the skills, knowledge and …
“My education and experience at Sage helped shape my career and move forward in doing what I love in the health care space.”