24 months
20756 USD/year
20756 USD/year
8058 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Western Connecticut State University’s Master of Health Administration program prepares students for managerial positions in a range of health services organizations. The program is designed for part-time study; classes are scheduled in the evenings and occasionally on Saturdays.


Western Connecticut State University Master of Health Administration program learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills when facilitating group interactions, preparing written analyses, presenting compelling arguments and solutions, preparing well-documented plans, reports, and papers and when sharing core   health administration principles, concepts and practices.
  • Apply leadership techniques appropriate for the context to inspire and influence individuals and teams to pursue a shared vision and goals.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the multidisciplinary nature of healthcare operations and take responsibility for acting effectively and professionally in teams as a team leader and/or as a member.
  • Apply critical thinking and analytical skills to assess situations, identify challenges and opportunities, solve problems, implement solutions, and evaluate results in health care delivery.
  • Make decisions and conduct oneself according to high ethical and professional standards.
  • Apply knowledge of management and leadership theories and practices to design, organize, mange and improve health care systems and organizations in compliance with industry standards and overall mission.
  • Apply the knowledge of health care organization’s structure, operation, finance, accounting, technology and context to design systems of care, develop operational plans and strategic plans in line with organization’s overall mission and strategy.
  • Identify and evaluate ways to strengthen the U.S. healthcare system by critically comparing it to international health care systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • Health Delivery Systems
  • Health Services Financial Management
  • Managing Health Services Organizations
  • Health Services Quality Tools
  • Health Services Tech and Innovation
  • Health Policy
  • Strategic Managing for Health Services

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the M.H.A. program requires submission of the following materials:

  • a completed application for graduate study – Online application
  • submit official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate courses and degrees
  • if your undergraduate grade point average (GPA) is less than 3.0, complete and pass (> 35th percentile) an entrance examination score from one of the following: Miller Analogies Test (MAT); Graduate Record Examination (GRE); Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
  • submit two letters of recommendation
  • submit a current resume or curriculum vita

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4029 USD per semester during 24 months.

NE Regional: $6,044 per semester

Living costs for Danbury

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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