Master On Campus

Health Systems Management

George Mason University

24 months
1487 USD/credit
1487 USD/credit
599 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The master of health administration (MHA), Health Systems Management program from George Mason University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).


This master's program in Health Systems Management from George Mason University prepares future executives to assume leadership positions in health care organizations. 

George Mason University prepares health care professionals with strategic, business, analytic, and decision-making skills needed to successfully navigate the evolving health care industry.


This 47-credit hour program prepares students to work as leaders and executive-level managers in evolving health systems, or as consultants and managers of health-related organizations. 

The curriculum was developed in response to the demand for advanced health management preparation for a variety of health care and allied health professionals to be employed in both the public and private sectors of health care.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to the U.S. Health System
  • Organization Behavior and Healthcare Leadership
  • Essentials of Health Insurance and Managed Care
  • Quantitative Methods in Health Care Management
  • Statistics in Health Services Management
  • Human Resource Management in Healthcare
  • Legal Issues in Health Administration
  • Introduction to Health Informatics
  • Health Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


47 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center.
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree 
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English
  • Verification of English language proficiency.
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores
  • Other supplemental materials specified by your academic program such as essays, departmental forms, portfolios, or interviews

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1487 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1487 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    599 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 599 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 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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