48 Credit Hours


The MS in Healthcare Administration program is designed to provide an understanding of the modern health industry. Graduates of this program gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to assume administrative roles in various health organizations, interact with diverse specialists, and evaluate and resolve administrative problems.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate using basic concepts of public health-specific communication, including using technology tools
  • Develop exemplary professionals who are able to integrate and apply the knowledge basic to public health and perform its core functions
  • Develop real-world skills and knowledge in health-related settings
  • Address community-identified needs and assist in solving urgent public health problems
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of the tenets of public health, its core values, concepts, functions, ethics, organizational structures and regulations

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Completed application with Carolina University

Degree Requirements

  • The maximum time limit to complete the program is four years or 150% of the credits, whichever the student reaches first.
  • A minimum of 24 credit hours must be completed at CU.
  • Up to 50% of the required credit hours can be transferred.
  • Graduation is contingent upon the completion of 48 hours of prescribed courses with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00.