Master of Science in Health Services Administration

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MS in Health Services Administration

The Masters in Health Services Administration is an excellent program that is focused on the development and practical application of all of the leadership skills essential to health services administrators in today’s competitive marketplace. We are pursuing program accreditation by CAHME (the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education), which is a 5 year process, but you should know that the program is based on a model of leadership competencies identified by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership.

The program is designed to provide a broad foundation in health care delivery systems; management strategies; ethical and legal issues in the healthcare environment; the role of Information systems and technology in high quality and efficient care delivery; marketing health services; and in the principles of solid financial management. There are eight core courses in the program that encompass health services administration, and then we have a variety of four course concentration areas including applied gerontology, rehabilitation, health informatics, and health data analytics) that allow you to focus on a particular area of interest.

While the program is delivered entirely online, you will find a high level of interaction with faculty and your classmates in your courses that will help you to get to know your classmates and your faculty well, and that will give you the chance to exchange ideas and to explore areas that interest you most. We have a holistic admissions policy, taking into consideration the whole person, not simply your academic record. We are invested in your success and in helping you to reach your personal goals as you earn your masters’ degree!

This is an accelerated online program (AOP) that allows you to complete the program in 18 months or less by going full time (3 courses per semester) for 4 sequential semesters.

First, apply to the Toulouse Graduate School here:

For your department application folder, submit the following:

  1. Self-Statement A double-spaced, typed essay outlining your academic interests, short and long term career goals, and why this program meets your needs.
  2. Current resume
  3. Two professional letters of recommendation from current or past employers, or community leaders submitted on appropriate letterhead with signature.

Letters should be mailed to:

Dr. Gayle Prybutok
Coordinator, Masters in Health Services Administration
1155 Union Circle #311456
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Or emailed to Dr. Prybutok at

For questions, Dr Prybutok can be reached at 940-369-7820. Her office is in Chilton Hall, Room 238P.


Program Contact

College of Health and Public Service
Chilton Hall, Suite 218
410 S. Avenue C
Denton TX, 76201 

Office: (940) 565-2488