Master of Arts: Human and Health Services Administration
This graduate degree program is designed to accommodate master’s students who are interested in furthering their preparation for advancement in the human and health service areas. The option provides a broad-based perspective of the healthcare and human service delivery systems. This option is intended to serve as a mechanism for professional advancement by enhancing the student’s competency level and expanding his/her knowledge base.
Students selecting this option must have prior training and/or work history in an applicable area for job entry. It is not designed to provide primary professional preparation. Program curriculum covers strategic planning, cultural, social and diversity issues, and ethics.
The Master of Arts: Human and Health Services Administration is a 33-hour degree program completed 100% online.
The College of Liberal Studies Master of Arts: Human and Health Services Administration is a fast paced accelerated program 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. Once courses are identified, enrollment is done through the online oZONE system.
Have a question? Contact an Admissions Specialist or CLS advisor.
- 33 credit hours required
- 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.
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) Prerequisite for all other HHSA courses
LSHA 5133 Cultural, Social, and Diversity Issues in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5153 Ethics in HHSA
*NOTE: LSTD 5003 and LSTD 5013 must be taken as your first courses
**NOTE: To be taken after completing LSHA 5113, LSHA 5133 and LSHA 5153
All core courses must be completed prior to taking electives.
Electives - 9 hours required from the following or other courses as approved:
LSHA 5313 Cross Cultural Health Issues in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5513 Psychological Aspects of Disabilities in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5403 Geriatric Issues in HHSA (3 hours)
LSAL 5113 Theories of Leadership (3 hours)
LSAL 5133 Cultures of Organizations (3 hours)
LSAL 5163 The Individual and Leadership (3 hours)
LSAL 5423 Women and Leadership (3 hours)
LSAL 5203 Leadership Issues in Decision Making (3 hours)
LSTD 5700 Advanced Topics (3 hours)
LSTD 5920 Internship
LSTD 5960 Directed Readings in Interdisciplinary Studies (3 hours)
6 hours required from one of the following:
LSTD 5920 Internship
LSTD 5940 Research Project
LSTD 5980 Thesis
OR 6 hours of HHSA elective coursework and written comprehensive examination