MS Health Care Administration


There has never been a greater need for decisive health care administrators who can understand and adapt to rapid changes in the industry, respond to increasing competitive and legal pressures, and effectively integrate information about quality and cost into the delivery of services. Their skills and abilities must be steered by the highest level of integrity and ethics.

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UTA has separate HCAD cohorts that are accessible and convenient in downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth. Every Fall Semester new cohorts begin in Fort Worth and every Spring Semester new cohorts begin in Dallas.

UTA Fort Worth
The Universities Center at Dallas



  • Health Care Administration - MS


What Will I Learn?

  • Evidence-based management
  • Public health care structures
  • Management of cost and quality of care
  • How to handle legal and ethical issues
  • Types of health care delivery systems
  • Reimbursement systems
  • Advances in research and technology


Example Courses

  • Health Care Law
  • Ethics, Leadership, and Teamwork
  • Economics of Health
  • Strategic Management for Health Care Organizations
  • Health Care Finance

All Major Courses


Career Opportunities

  • Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Health Information Director
  • Hospital Business Office Manager
  • Hospital Vice President of Managed Care
  • Managed Care Information Systems Administrator
  • Medical Records Administrator
  • Pharmaceutical Company Manager
  • Quality and Utilization Director
  • Vice President of Operations



The business field of study components changed effective Fall 2019. Please check with your advisor if you have questions about which catalog year is more appropriate for you.

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