Healthcare Administration Executive Track

Ferris State University

Master Online
24 months
951 USD/credit
634 USD/credit
634 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Healthcare Administration Executive Track degree at Ferris State University is designed to meet the needs of today’s healthcare leadership and beyond. 


As the health care industry continues to grow and expand, the demand for skilled health care managers and executives also increases. Employment is expected to grow faster than average with the fastest growth in home health agencies, residential care facilities and practitioners' offices and clinics.

In the expanding, ever-changing healthcare delivery system, extensive expertise and understanding of healthcare industry business is essential, especially for those in leadership roles. 

This Healthcare Administration Executive Track program at Ferris State University prepares graduates with the necessary skill and knowledge to lead the healthcare organizations through the use of evidence-based decision making in the areas of economics, financial management, organizational behavior and human resource management, strategic planning, and marketing, with a keen focus on quality improvement, resource efficiency, and interprofessional collaboration.


The term 'health services manager' encompasses individuals in many different positions including healthcare executives and administrators, who plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise the delivery of health care. These individuals lead change that aligns with current healthcare laws and regulations, as well as current trends in technology and service models to meet the needs of the community(s) they serve.   

Health services managers include both generalists (administrators who manage or help to manage an entire facility or system), and health specialists (managers in charge of specific departments or services found only in the health care industry), and executives (administrators responsible for healthcare delivery systems, or the divisions within healthcare delivery systems).

Programme Structure

The Healthcare Administration Executive Track program is offered by Ferris State University.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




40 alternative credits




Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale. (Provisional admission may be considered for a GPA below 3.0.)
  • International applicants only: A minimum TOEFL score of 550
  • Completion of courses in the areas of mathematics, biology, chemistry, social sciences, and statistics with minimal grades of “C.” (These may be included in the undergraduate degree or taken prior to the MHA program.)
  • Personal statement of interest in healthcare administration.
  • Three professional references.
  • Current resume.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    951 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 951 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    634 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 634 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    634 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 634 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Healthcare Administration Executive Track
Ferris State University