Health Services Administration MBA

By combining our nationally ranked Master of Business Administration program with specialized health administration coursework, SUNY Oswego offers the right blend of courses to shape the leaders needed in the evolving healthcare landscape. 

Quick Facts

Rolling Admission Apply Anytime

You Can Start Fall, Spring or Summer

Delivery Option(s) Main Campus, Syracuse Campus, Online

Cost Per Credit Hour $619

Credit Hours 45-66

Estimated Completion Time 2 Years

Overview

Our flexible curriculum gives you the opportunity to combine your passions with foundational coursework, while providing the latest practical applications in healthcare management. This program is equally applicable to private, public and governmental sectors of healthcare management. You can complete this program entirely online. Upon entrance into the program, you will work closely with the MBA director and MBA HSA coordinator to develop an individualized study plan.

Curriculum

The basic program consists of 45 graduate credit hours of core requirements, directed electives and an internship field study which builds upon an 18-credit-hour foundation of accepted management skills, concepts and principles.

Master of Business Administration

High Demand. High Opportunity.

Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, there should be increased demand for healthcare services.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to explore management-oriented careers in a wide range of healthcare-related organizations. Graduates will also have the potential to oversee an assortment of essential activities including financial matters, legal compliance, human resources functions and public relations.

Career Opportunities

  • Healthcare administrator
  • Public health administrator
  • Elderly care administrator

I always wanted to get my MBA, and with the MBA in Health Services Administration, it combines two of my passions — business and healthcare.

I have grown both personally and professionally through the duration of this program. The coursework has been challenging but manageable, and is easily tailored to fit your industry focus.

Program Resources

AASCB accredited

All of our MBA programs are accredited through AASCB, less than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned this distinction.





Diversity Graduate Fellowship Program

Prospective students may be eligible for an award which includes an annual stipend, in addition to fully-paid tuition for full-time study.

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More than 120 Graduate Assistantships Offered

Assistantships provide an opportunity to gain experience through professional work on campus.

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$500,000

in total awards given every year to our graduate students

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The Power of SUNY Tuition

Achieving your long-term career goals shouldn't come at the expense of your immediate financial security. Oswego offers low tuition compared to many private colleges. Never sacrificing quality for affordability, our graduate students are receiving a nationally accredited program that will translate into effective knowledge and opportunities.

Admission Requirements

Official transcript

Submit an official transcript showing confirmation of a bachelor's or master’s degree/advanced certificate. This includes any transcripts showing graduate-level coursework or post-baccalaureate degrees/certificates. Official transcripts must be sent directly from granting institution (electronic or mail). If you are a SUNY Oswego alum, your transcript will be automatically requested after entering your student ID and identifying SUNY Oswego as your school on the application.

GPA of at least 2.6
Transcripts should show evidence that your overall GPA is above 2.6.
GMAT of 500 or better

Entry into the School of Business graduate program requires a GMAT score of 500 or better.

Business essay

In 500–1000 words, describe your unique personal achievements relating to your academic interests, and include any experiences you feel have contributed to your educational and professional objectives, such as supervisory activities, program development, leadership activities, and special assignments. Explain what these achievements and experiences have meant to your professional growth, what you hope to achieve professionally in the next five years, what you expect out of your business degree, and how you will contribute to the classroom experiences. This essay should detail your reasoning for applying to SUNY Oswego and it will help the review team better understand your background and evaluate your application.

Department consultation (recommended)

This is an opportunity to discuss earning your MBA degree with member of the School of Business, as well as discuss course requirements for your preferred MBA program. We will offer an evaluation of your academic and professional history to determine prerequisite foundation requirements.

Resume

Include a professional resume or curriculum vitae that includes your academic history, professional background and any accomplishments of note. This document should provide details that support your admittance to the program.

Three letters of recommendation

Indicate three names with valid email addresses. We will send an email request directly to the references on your behalf. These references should be able to speak to your character, work ethic and abilities.

Application fee

Prospective students are charged a non-refundable $65 fee for processing the application.

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