Develop strategic leadership and decision-making skills as you learn to evaluate operational performance within diverse healthcare organizations.

Every medical organization needs executives who have both knowledge of healthcare systems and the ability to manage change. Through the online Master of Science in Healthcare Administration, you’ll benefit from course knowledge in recruitment and retention, financial management, organizational development, and an understanding of healthcare topics such as health law and policy, emerging healthcare technologies, and population health.

Earn your degree at your pace with flexible courses that fit your schedule. Total cost of the program is $26,825*. Ask your admission counselor how you can reduce this cost with transfer credits or professional credentials.

*Subject to change without notice.

Expanding Job Opportunities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 32% occupational growth (2019–29) for medical and health services managers, making it much faster than the average for all occupations.

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Graduate Certificates

A graduate certificate is a credential that equips you with foundational knowledge and skills in a particular field. Although it doesn't replace a master's degree, it proves competence in an area and bolsters your resume. 

Credit for Prior Learning

Do you have prior professional or military experience? You might be able to apply your previous experience toward earning credits for your degree. Speak with an admission counselor to learn more about qualifying experiences.

Start Dates and Timelines

To ensure you are admitted for the semester you intend to start on your degree, you'll want to submit your application and supporting materials by:

Spring: January 15
Summer: May 15
Fall: August 15

Academic Calendar

Find important University of Wisconsin-Platteville dates such as the beginning and end of each semester, breaks in the semester, final exams, and deadlines for dropping or adding classes using our academic calendar. Spring and fall semesters are each 16 weeks, while the summer semester is 12 weeks.

Transfer Information

UW-Platteville allows students to transfer up to 12 credits of previously taken graduate coursework. Credits need to have been earned from a nationally or regionally accredited institution recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and approved by UW-Platteville program faculty. Be sure to let your admission counselor know if you have earned credits previously.