Human and Health Services Administration, M.A. | Part time online | University of Oklahoma | United States
M.A. Online

Human and Health Services Administration

24 months
1025 USD/credit 16912 USD/year
367 USD/credit 6055 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Human and Health Services Administration offered at the University of Oklahoma is a 100% online program that will provide you with a broad-based perspective of healthcare and human service delivery systems and prepare you for professional advancement.


About the Human and Health Services Administration Program

With courses that combine tested healthcare theory with real-world strategic practice, you will quickly learn to approach new ideas, projects, and challenges from multiple perspectives and will be prepared for advancement within health and human services. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. With such rapid growth in the workforce, qualified leaders and administrators in all areas of human and health services are in demand.

Complete your Human and Health Services Administration degree on your schedule while learning about the theoretical foundations, ethical dilemmas, and current issues of the healthcare field. All fall and spring semester courses in this program are 16 weeks long. Summer session courses are eight weeks long. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree. 

This graduate degree program at the University of Oklahoma provides a broad-based perspective of healthcare and human service delivery systems, and it is not designed to provide primary professional preparation. Students selecting this option must have a prior training and/or work history in an applicable area for job entry. Program curriculum emphasizes strategic planning, cultural, social and diversity issues, and ethics.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • What types of cultural, social and diversity issues human and health services professionals encounter
  • How to address challenges in health care policy and reform
  • How societal differences influence human health
  • Health and development issues involving geriatric populations
  • Struggles and barriers faced by persons with disabilities
  • Strategic planning and implementation skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Planning and Evaluation in HHSA

  • Ethics in Human and Health Services Administration

  • Cultural, Social and Diversity Issue

  • Interdisciplinary Foundations

  • Leadership Issues in Decision Making

  • Theories of Management and Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose: A 300-500 word statement describing your career goals and how the chosen degree program aligns with those goals. The statement should also address educational history, including any disparity in undergraduate GPA, and significant life events leading to the decision to apply to graduate school.
  • Current Resume: Formatted in a professional manner, highlighting past work experience and education.
  • Last Degree Conferring Transcript: Must be uploaded into the online application with the rest of your materials.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6055 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 367 USD per credit during 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.

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