Our Healthcare Administration Program | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

The Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) is a 36-hour, fully online graduate healthcare administration degree geared towards working healthcare professionals who are seeking to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to advance as a successful healthcare leader.  The program’s curriculum consists of a focused, management-based approach; mechanisms for personal and professional growth; and the incorporation of practical knowledge applicable to the student's working environment.

Our Vision is to be the graduate degree of choice for working healthcare professionals.

Our Mission is to educate current and future healthcare managers and leaders by providing an educational program encompassing the essential knowledge, skills, and competencies required for success.

Our Objective is to help our students advance professionally, become more successful in their current job, and obtain positions of greater responsibility in the healthcare setting.    

Our Goal is to be both professors and mentors in the degree experience and professional development process. 

Our Faculty

Our interdisciplinary core and adjunct faculty come from the practicing world of healthcare. We are comprised of board-certified healthcare executives; CFO’s; patient safety, risk management, and hospital quality experts; physicians; and federal sector healthcare executives. We are experienced healthcare leaders who came to university life after decades of practical patient care and administrative hospital experience. Our faculty possesses the life skills and experiences necessary to help you become successful in both your graduate education and your own organizational environment. Our goal is to become both your mentors and professors in your academic and professional advancement.

Online Convenience

Our degree is entirely online and distance-based. The flexibility of our program allows working healthcare professionals with full-time jobs, a full-time family life, and full-time responsibilities in other areas the ability to go to school and increase their professional and personal education at their own discretion. Our faculty consists of experienced adult educators who will work with students to ensure the degree is completed.

State Authorization

For TTUHSC School of Health Professions to offer online courses in a state other than Texas, TTUHSC must first comply with that state's requirements. These requirements differ from state to state, with requirements being more rigorous and expensive in some states than others. TTUHSC SHP is currently working to gain authorization to offer online courses in all states. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs (806-743-3220 or health.professions@ttuhsc.edu) for additional information.

State Authorization Website