Healthcare Administration Admissions Requirements | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

MSHA Admissions Information

The MSHA program begins three times a year, in the Summer, Fall and Spring. Please visit the SHP Application page for deadline information. The online application and all supporting documentation must be received by the deadline.

Admissions Requirements

Admission to the MSHA Program

To be considered for admission, applicants must have one of the following qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum overall GPA of 2.7.

The following are considered in the admissions process:

- All official college transcripts
- Acceptable grade point average
- Professional healthcare or executive experience

  1. Online Application

    Applicants for the MSHA program must complete the TTUHSC SHP application. Additional Forms will be added to your checklist after you have submitted the online application. Required supporting documentation (if applicable) can be uploaded from your Student Status page.

  2. Application Fee

    The $75 Application Fee can be paid through the online application by credit card. You may also pay by check or money order; mail a check or money order to the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs (3601 4th Street MS 6294, Lubbock, TX 79430). Please make checks and money orders payable to "TTUHSC." Your application will not be considered for admission until your fee has been paid.

  3. Official Transcripts

    The Office of Admissions and Student Affairs must receive a current, official transcript from every institution that you've attended. If you have attended TTU or TTUHSC, you only need to send official transcripts from the other institutions you've attended. Electronic transcripts are preferred and should be sent to Hard copies of official transcripts must be in a sealed envelope from the institution and must have been printed within the last year. Please send all official transcripts to the following address:

    TTUHSC SHP Admissions and Student Affairs
    3601 4th Street MS 6294
    Lubbock, TX 79430

  4. Official GRE Scores

    The GRE is not required for the MSHA Program.

  5. Bachelor's Degree

    A Bachelor's Degree is required for admission.

  6. Admission to MSHA Program:

    To be considered for admission, applicants must have the following qualification:

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum overall GPA of 2.7.
  7. Resume

    A current resume is required to be submitted through the online application system.

  8. International Applicants

    All foreign coursework must be evaluated by a Foreign Credential Service. We also require TOEFL/IELTS Scores for any applicant for whom English is their second language (scores are considered on a case by case basis). Please refer to our International Applicants webpage for more information and TOEFL/IELTS exemptions.

Application Process

Applications are considered on a rolling basis for acceptance into the professional program. It is in the applicant's best interest to complete their application, including submission of required documentation, as early as possible. The following are considered in the admissions process: GPA, and working in healthcare (or related) experience. Fulfillment of the basic requirements does not guarantee admission.

Application Submission Checklist

  1. TTUHSC SHP Online Application
  2. Application Fee
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Resume

Contact Information

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs. Please contact our office by phone at 806-743-3220 or email at