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Master of Arts: Human and Health Services Administration

The Human and Health Services Administration graduate degree program is specifically designed to provide a broad-based perspective of the healthcare and human service delivery systems with emphasis on professional advancement.

Students selecting this option must have prior training and/or work history in an applicable area for employment suitability. This program is designed to provide education for professional advancement, not primary professional preparation.

Well educated and qualified professionals are always in demand.

The Master of Arts: Human and Health Services Administration is a 33-hour degree program completed 100% online.

In addition to offering classes 100% online, CLS is also able to offer onsite options for students who want to attend class in person. However, availability of onsite courses is dependent on the number of students enrolled at each location.

Degree topics include:

  • Cultural, social, and diversity issues
  • Ethics
  • Strategic planning and evaluation


  • Psychological aspects of disabilities
  • Women and leadership
  • Cultures of organizations

The College of Liberal Studies Master of Arts: Human and Health Services Administration program is designed to accommodate working adults. When a student is admitted into the program – he/she is assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses necessary for completing the degree. 

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  • 33 credit hours required (18 Core / 9 Elective / 6 Completion)
  • Recommended enrollments are 6 hours fall and spring semesters, 3 hours in the summer.
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 is needed for graduation.

18 hours required

LSTD 5003 Intro to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies (3 hours)
LSTD 5013 Interdisciplinary Foundations (3 hours)
LSTD 5043 Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies OR LSHA 5083 Qualitative Research Methods (3 hours)
LSHA 5113 Strategic Planning and Evaluation in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5133 Cultural, Social, and Diversity Issues in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5153 Ethics in HHSA (3 hours)

9 hours required

LSAL 5113 Theories of Leadership (3 hours)
LSAL 5133 Cultures of Organizations (3 hours)
LSAL 5163 The Individual and Leadership (3 hours)
LSAL 5203 Leadership Issues in Decision Making (3 hours)
LSAL 5423 Women and Leadership (3 hours)
LSHA 5313 Cross Cultural Health Issues in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5403 Geriatric Issues in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5513 Psychological Aspects of Disabilities in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5700 Advanced Topics in Administrative Leadership (3 hours)
LSHA 5920 Internship (3 hours)
LSTD 5960 Directed Readings in Interdisciplinary Studies (3 hours)

NOTE: Elective courses are offered on a rotational basis. Please check oZONE for specific semester availability.

6 hours required

6 hours required from one of the following:

LSTD 5940 Research Project
LSTD 5980 Thesis
OR 6 hours of HHSA elective coursework and written comprehensive examination

Graduate Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May: 1