24 months
781 USD/credit 14058 USD/year
781 USD/credit 14058 USD/year
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The Master's in Health Services Administration (MHA) degree program from National Louis University prepares health professionals for advancement in administrative careers in health care organizations.

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The Master's in Health Services Administration (MHA) degree program from National Louis University gives professionals the comprehensive planning, organizational and regulation-responsive toolkit needed to manage within one of the nation’s fastest growing and most complex economic sectors.

Choose NLU's health services administration master's degree if you:

  • Are ready to advance from a clinical or administrative role to a management position in a health care or related services organization
  • Need the knowledge base to respond within the regulatory and legal framework governing health care organizations
  • Want to develop your communications skills to effectively influence and lead across an organization
  • Seek to understand the developing trends in health services to become and remain an expert in this fast-evolving sector
  • Want to earn your MHA degree in the Chicagoland area


MHA degree graduates are prepared to advance in a wide range of management positions, including:

  • Clinical Director
  • Hospital Services Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Medical Office Manager
  • Health and Social Service Manager
  • Director of Nursing
  • Medical Records Manager
  • Mental Health Program Manager
  • Practice Administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Leadership in Health Services Administration 
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Administration 
  • Health Care Business Operations 
  • Health Care Finance 
  • Health Care Information Systems 
  • Human Resources in Health Care Organizations 
  • Marketing in Health Care 
  • Project Management Applications 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Procedures and requirements are specific to each program. Admission to study in one program does not ensure admission to all programs. 
  • The decision to deny admission cannot be appealed. It is your responsibility to be aware of the policies and requirements of National Louis University as stated in the University catalog. 
  • National Louis University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement, including fees, at any time, with or without notice. 
  • National Louis University admits students to all programs and activities and administers all educational, employment, and other policies without discrimination because of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability, military status or marital status. It is expected by the University that all information which is material to the admissions process be accurate and true to the best of the student’s or prospective student’s knowledge. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 781 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 781 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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


We are pleased to announce that for all students starting in the Summer 2020 (July) term, NLU is offering brand new undergraduate scholarships for international students! The new scholarships are listed below:

10% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All NLU Undergraduate Programs including Hospitality Management
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

50% #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship 

  • Awarded to Two Students Every Fall Term
  • Eligible to Freshman Undergraduate Students Only
  • Deadline is July 1st

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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