MS in Health Administration (MSHA) Military Bridge Program - Online MSHA

The Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA) is accepting applications.     MSHA Online

Have 5+ years of experience? You may qualify for the recently lowered tuition rate for the Master of Science in Health Administration  -  Online Track  

Applications for the MSHA evening track are due March 1 (international applicants) and July 1 (domestic applicants) for consideration for the Fall semester. Applicants that apply prior to March 1 will be considered for any departmental scholarships that might be available. 

The Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences designed the MSHA program to deepen knowledge of environments, processes, structures, and strategies that are driving disruption in healthcare. The curriculum has 3 main components:

  1. Exploration of broad principles and key influencers of leading healthcare organizations
  2. Examination of evidence-based and data-driven frameworks for strategic leadership and effective management of healthcare organizations and issues
  3. Analysis of the external healthcare and policy environments that impact population and community healthcare management.   

The MSHA program has two tracks: evening and online. The MSHA evening track courses are offered on our Health Sciences Center campus in downtown Louisville. Courses are primarily offered Monday–Friday after 5 p.m. to accommodate students who work full-time. It is designed  for entry-level and mid-career professionals seeking to achieve their personal career objectives within the healthcare industry. The 100% online track is designed for working professionals with at least 5 years of experience working in the healthcare industry.     

Please complete this form to receive more information about the MSHA -  Evening Track.                             

The MSHA program uses UofL’s Population Health Leadership (PHL) Competency Model, a modified version of the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) competency model. The program is 57 credit hours, designed to be completed in two years.

Military Bridge Program - Online MSHA

The online MSHA in Health Administration is a proud Degree Bridge partner of the Defense Health Education/ Medical Education and Training Campus (DHA/METC) at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. Learn more

Dual MPH in Health Policy - MSHA Program

The dual MPH (Health Policy) - MSHA degree program facilitates development of advanced population and public health management professionals that may leverage knowledge and practices from both public health science and healthcare management domains to serve in leadership roles within public health institutions, federal-state-local agencies, and healthcare organizations. Program Information


The UofL School of Public Health and Information Sciences is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. The residential and online MSHA programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). CAHME is the accrediting body for graduate programs in health management in the United States. 

Learn more on CAHME's website:
-- MSHA Residential Non-Executive 
-- MSHA Online Executive


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