Exceptional Professional Development Specifically for Health Care Leaders.
Individuals with a master’s in health care administration hold management positions in hospitals and hospital systems, nursing homes, health maintenance organizations, insurance companies, managed care companies and government and regulatory agencies.
Master’s in Health Care Administration Classes
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 a thesis (33 credits) or non-thesis (39 credits) curriculum, and you will apply what you learn in class at a professional internship or practicum.
You have the option to combine your MSHSA degree with Russell Sage College’s Dietetic Internship program.
Your courses will be led by full-time professors with doctorates in management fields and public health and adjuncts who are also chief officers in health care organizations, directors of state agencies and executives in health-adjacent fields — many who have taught at Sage for years.
On Campus and Online MSHSA Degree, with Competitive Tuition
Our accredited Health Services Administration master’s program is convenient for working adults. Classes are held on Russell Sage College’s campus in Albany, New York, and online and you can combine in-person and online courses for the most flexibility. Most classes are offered in the evenings or one day a month on a weekend or a reduced seat time format.
Most students complete their master’s in health care administration in about two years by taking two courses during fall, spring and summer semesters.
And Russell Sage College’s graduate business programs do not charge fees — so when you factor in the fees charged by other health services management master’s programs, you’ll see our tuition is competitive. We also have two discount programs — the Health Alliance Agreement and Businesses for a Better Sage — which offer a 10% discount on tuition and deferred billing.
M.S. in Health Services Administration Spotlights
“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.”
Careers 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.
The Board of Commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that as of March 2014 the School of Management at Russell Sage College has been granted first-time accreditation. The School of Management has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality.
Please include official transcripts from all the post-secondary institutions you attended, two letters of recommendation, a one-to-two page essay describing your career goals and a resume with your application to Russell Sage College’s Health Services Administration master’s program.