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Healthcare Administration

School of Health Sciences and Wellness Healthcare Administration Degree

Graduate Degree

Healthcare and strategic management skills in one degree. 100% Online.

In the Master of Science in Healthcare Administration you’ll learn strategic management skills through coursework that focuses on the specialized needs of healthcare. Nearly every medical organization needs compassionate leaders who have in-depth knowledge of healthcare systems and the ability to manage in today’s dynamic and complex healthcare environments. As a graduate of the UW Healthcare Administration program, you’ll be qualified for leadership roles in a variety of healthcare settings, urban to rural.

  • Healthcare financial management
  • Technology, data analytics, and information governance
  • Strategic leadership
  • Healthcare law and policy
  • Quality and performance improvement
  • Communications and marketing
  • Human resources
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Why Choose Healthcare Administration at UW-Stevens Point?

You’ll find a range of rewarding job opportunities in every area of the country and in nearly any healthcare setting—hospitals, physician’s offices, surgical centers, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, insurance companies, veterans affairs systems, pharmaceutical companies, and medical supply vendors.

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Experience UW Healthcare Administration

Learn about healthcare administration, meet the faculty, read student stories, and more.

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To be eligible for the Master of Science in Healthcare Administration students must meet the following requirements.
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Download the degree guide for details on admission requirements, tuition and courses.
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Course Schedule

Course availability varies each fall, spring and summer. Course offerings are subject to change due to fluctuating enrollment.
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Tuition for the program is a flat fee of $725 per credit, $26,825 total tuition, whether you live in Wisconsin or out of state, and financial aid is available for students who qualify.
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Who is the program designed for?

The Master of Science in Healthcare Administration focuses on the skills required to be a successful healthcare administrator, whether your experience is in patient care, healthcare administration, or health information management, or you have professional management experience in another field. Candidates will have a desire to improve the internal functioning of a healthcare system to deliver high quality patient care and services. Courses are completed entirely online, an ideal format for busy professionals, especially those working variable shifts. You can watch lectures, participate in online forums with your classmates, and although assignments have deadlines, you can do homework whenever it’s convenient for you—all course content is accessible online from any device.

By the Numbers

US Dollars725
Cost per Credit

UW System Collaboration

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The Master of Science in Healthcare Administration is a partnership of UW Extended Campus and UW-La Crosse, UW-Parkside, UW-Platteville, UW-Stevens Point, and UW-Stout. Learn more about our campus partners and choosing a home campus.

Accreditation and Membership


Whether online or on campus, University of Wisconsin programs have a reputation for delivering world-class education and student support. Accreditation is your assurance that you will graduate with skills that are relevant to your field and valued by employers. The Master of Science in Healthcare Administration is approved by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Program Membership

The Master of Science in Healthcare Administration is a member of:

Meet your Faculty and Staff

UW Healthcare Administration faculty are either tenured faculty or working healthcare leaders serving as adjunct faculty.
Jodi Olmsted

Jodi Olmsted

  • Director – M.S. in Healthcare Administration
  • Professor – Health Sciences and Wellness
  • Adviser and Coach – Curling Association of UWSP
  • Placement Coordinator – Health Science (HS) Undergraduate Experiential Learning
Aysha Hussain

Aysha Hussain

  • Associate Lecturer & Program Director – Health Information Management and Technology
Lorraine Zoromski

Lorraine Zoromski

  • Director – RN to BSN Program
  • Assistant Professor – Nursing