Master On Campus Blended

Business Administration - Health Administration

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

33 months
1141 USD/credit 24064 USD/year
1066 USD/credit 22482 USD/year
450 USD/credit 9490 USD/year
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Every medical facility needs a savvy businessperson like you at the top in order to manage staff, create budgets, and develop policies, among other essential tasks. In this Business Administration - Health Administration dual degree program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, you'll gain expert business skills and learn how to apply them in the health care industry.


 This 33-month Business Administration - Health Administration program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham will give you an excellent foundation in health services organization management. All of these academic courses are taught by our diverse faculty in the Department of Health Services Administration and the Collat School of Business. 

They have years of expertise in health services applications such as accounting, economics, finance, human resource management, law, management information systems, marketing, organizational behavior and theory, and qualitative methods. Finally, you'll gain valuable, real-world experience in a nine to 12-month residency, where you'll work under the preceptorship of a high-level administrator. You'll also earn a stipend for your service.

Fast Facts:

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham Master of Science in Health Administration is the best program of its kind in America (U.S. News & World Report, 2020).

Programme Structure


  • Health Care Systems
  • Health Policy and Politics in the U.S.
  • Operations Management & Process Improvement in Health Care Organizations
  • Essentials of Health and Human Disease
  • Health Law
  • Healthcare Financial Management 
  • Strategic Planning and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 33 months

Start dates & application deadlines


58 alternative credits



On Campus, Blended

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application which includes essays, a resume and three recommendations.
  • Non-refundable application fee (U.S. $70.00, International $85.00).
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended submitted directly to the UAB Graduate School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1141 USD per credit during 33 months.
  • National

    22482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1066 USD per credit during 33 months.
  • In-State

    9490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit during 33 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 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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