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Human and Health Services Administration


Human and Health Services Administration


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$685 C/H




Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences

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:

    Rolling Admissions

Next Start Date:

    Fall, Spring and Summer



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

Tuition for the online program is $22,605* for the entire program. Fees associated with the program are included in this cost. Books and materials are additional.

Once accepted into the program, students are required to submit a $350 non-refundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class.


Program Details

To apply to the online Master of Arts in Human and Health Services Administration, students must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or appropriate international equivalent).

Students should have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in undergraduate studies, and have a minimum of three years work experience in the built environment.

To apply, students must:

  • Complete the online application at
  • Submit a current resume
  • Provide official college transcripts from all institutions
  • Submit a personal statement
  • International students must demonstrate English proficiency

Applicants may be required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), depending on their work experience and prior education. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed individually.

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.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

In general, University Tuition Waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs or courses. This includes, but is not limited to, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waivers and faculty/staff waivers. 

If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please contact the Online Aid office by emailing or calling at 405-325-2929.

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