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Human and Health Services Administration


Human and Health Services Administration


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$437-$1048 C/H




Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

College of Professional and Continuing Studies


Serve Your Community Better

Well educated and qualified health professionals are always in demand. Complete your degree on your schedule while learning about the theoretical foundations, ethical dilemmas, and current issues of the healthcare field. With courses that combine tested healthcare theory with real-world strategic practice, you will quickly learn to approach new ideas, projects, and challenges from multiple perspectives and will be prepared for advancement within health and human services.

This graduate degree program provides a broad-based perspective of healthcare and human service delivery systems, and it is not designed to provide primary professional preparation. Students selecting this option must have a prior training and/or work history in an applicable area for job entry. Program curriculum emphasizes strategic planning, cultural, social and diversity issues, and ethics.

What to Expect

The Master of Arts - Human and Health Services Administration is a fast-paced, accelerated program designed to accommodate working adults. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree. 

Degree Topics:

  • Cultures of organizations
  • Women and leadership
  • Strategic planning and evaluation
  • Ethics 
  • Psychological aspects of disabilities
  • Cultural, social, and diversity issues

Course sequence:

    Introduction to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies

    Interdisciplinary Foundations

    Strategic Planning and Evaluation in HHSA

    Cultural, Social and Diversity Issues in HHSA

    Ethics in Human and Health Services Administration 

    Research Methods 

    Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies

    Qualitative Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies

    Core Courses Thesis Research for Master's Thesis 

    Theories of Management and Leadership Cultures of Organizations 

    Individual and Leadership

    Leadership Issues in Decision Making

    Women in Leadership 

    Advanced Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies

    Directed Readings in Interdisciplinary Studies


    100% Online

Admission Deadline:

    December 16, 2020

Next Start Date:

    January 2021



Lead in Today's World

You will get a first-class education from a college ranked in the top tier of education colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Our experienced OU faculty will guide you through the program with support from professors of practice.



Academic Excellence

OU’s graduate school experience is built on the idea that our world-class faculty are mixed with professors of practice to provide valuable instruction in a high-quality online learning environment.


Strong Career Growth

The Master of Arts - Human and Health Services Administration will provide you with a broad-based perspective of healthcare and human service delivery systems and prepare you for professional advancement.

An Investment in Your Future

Online programs are an investment in each student’s future, and OU makes every effort to see that each qualified candidate is able to attend. Current students use many types of financing to cover their expenses such as Financial Aid. To learn more, please fill out the form above to speak with one of our enrollment counselors.

In-state tuition is $274.30 per credit hour, out-of-state tuition is $885.10 per credit hour. In addition, there are mandatory fees of $163 per credit hour for services provided by the college. 

Program Details

The first step to getting your graduate degree from OU Extended Campus is to apply for admission. After making sure you meet the admissions criteria, you are ready to apply.

STEP 1: Review Program Requirements

Graduate programs may have additional application requirements depending on which program you choose. Please review the requirements for specific degree programs here.

STEP 2: Prepare Application Materials

STEP 3: Complete Online Application and Pay Application Fee

Complete the online graduate application form and pay the non-refundable $50 application processing fee. As soon as you have completed the required information, please submit your application. Your application will be reviewed when it is complete and all required materials have been received.

Step 4: Be Admitted and Enroll

The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before the start of classes. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks from the time a completed application is submitted.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.



Program Contacts:

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Phone: (405) 325-3266
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