Health administration Courses

University of Missouri-Columbia
Master of health administration
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Delivery of this program is blended; four weekend campus visits are required in both the spring and fall semesters.

Successful completion of the program requires 42 credit hours; 36 credit hours of core course work and 6 credit hours of an individual research project.

You also must meet foundation prerequisites in statistical analysis, microeconomics, managerial finance and accounting. You may complete this course work online or on campus through MU or other institutions. Admitted students may take free online modules in accounting, managerial finance and microeconomic offered by the department.

You will proceed through the course work in tandem with your cohort, beginning in January and taking courses in the order outlined below.

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Each course is 3 credit hours, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.


In your final semester, you must pass an oral examination that enables the faculty to evaluate your competency in health administration. You also will present your independent research project.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

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This program is administered by the Department of Health Sciences