University of South Dakota

Health Services Administration Specialization, MBA

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The MBA Health Services Administration (HSAD) specialization program will prepare students for leadership roles in health care organizations by applying a comprehensive understanding of business to the ever changing world of health care. Students will benefit from in-depth study of health care systems and health care strategy and management.

The MBA HSAD specialization is comprised of 18 credit hours of foundation courses and 33 hours of advanced courses. Students who enter the program with all foundation coursework or equivalent courses completed in their previous degree will be given advanced standing and will only need to complete the 33 credit hours of advanced coursework.

Students can earn their degree in as little as 12 months on campus or approximately 2-3 years online depending on individual student programs of study.

Standard admission items include the following: application, resume, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, official transcripts, official GMAT score. The USD Graduate School has a rolling admission process so your materials will be reviewed by committee as soon as they are received for a prompt admission decision.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

Rachel Geske
Graduate Business Programs Advisor and Recruiter
Graduate Business Programs 

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