Health Administration, Master | University of South Florida | Tampa, United States
24 months
877 USD/credit 23679 USD/year
877 USD/credit 23679 USD/year
431 USD/credit 11637 USD/year
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The Health Administration program offered at University of South Florida prepares students for public and privates sector leadership positions in health services and related organizations, such as hospitals, health systems, physician group practices, and health insurance plans.


During the Health Administration program offered at University of South Florida, students develop knowledge and skills in contemporary management methods and policy decision making, integrating a population health management approach.  The curriculum develops skills in basic business disciplines with application to health services, a clinical and community perspective and professional skills. The M.H.A. program serves early to mid-career professionals, including those seeking transition into and advancement within the health care industry, as well as recent graduates of undergraduate programs.

Major Research Areas:

Health services management, Healthcare financial management, Health economics, Quantitative methods in health services, Health insurance, Health law, Quality management, Performance improvement, Community health assessment, Organizational theory and behavior applied to health settings, Health information management, Health policy, and Strategic planning and marketing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Systems of Public Health
  • Population Assessment
  • Strategic Planning and Health Care Marketing
  • Managing Quality in Health Care
  • Health Policy and Politics
  • Health Services Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts (Sent ONLY to SOPHAS)
  • A thorough statement of purpose and objectives indicating the applicant’s interest on obtaining a degree in public health, and how they hope to contribute to the field.
  • Both SOPHAS and USF applications and fees are required for USF’s College of Public Health Graduate Programs.
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • At least two formal Letters of Recommendation
  • Public health course prerequisites: suggested/preferred undergraduate majors: Life sciences, social sciences, business, or health professions.
  • Prerequisite undergraduate courses: Microeconomics or equivalent (prerequisite must be completed prior to enrolling in PHC 6430 Health Economics I) and Accounting (prerequisite must be completed prior to enrolling in PHC 6160 Health Care Financial Management)
  • Work experience: Preferred, but not required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23679 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 877 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23679 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 877 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11637 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 431 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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