Gain a foundation in health services administration with specialized areas of expertise.
The thriving healthcare industry provides some of the nation’s best job opportunities. Our Master of Science in Health Services Administration program provides a foundation in health services administration while offering options for a specialized area of expertise. We currently offer concentrations in applied gerontology, health data analytics, health informatics, and rehabilitation services.
Scholarships & more
The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services in the College of Health and Public Service offers thousands in scholarships to students each year, including:
- Cora A. Martin Scholarship
- Rapoport/Friedsam Scholarship
- Harry R. Kendall Scholarship
Health Services Administration MS Application Process
The Health Services Administration MS program has fall and spring admissions. The application cycle for Fall 2020 has already closed. The application deadline for Spring 2021 is: November 6, 2020.
Three-Step Application Process
The application process for the Health Services Administration MS is a three-step process. The first two steps are completing two separate applications. After these applications have been processed, you may be invited to interview as part of the third step.
1. Application to Toulouse Graduate School
Applicants must apply to and be accepted by UNT’s Toulouse Graduate School. Applicants typically have a 3.0 GPA or higher on the last 60 undergraduate semester hours from their bachelor’s degree, or at least a 3.4 on a completed master’s degree. Applicants with lower GPAs may be considered by individual review. In order to apply to the graduate school, you will need to submit:
- ApplyTexas Application
- Application Fee
- Transcripts from all previously attended institutions
Transcripts should be sent directly to the graduate school. Sending them to the department instead could slow the processing of your application. Official transcripts can either be sent electronically to email@example.com or mailed to:
Toulouse Graduate School
1155 Union Circle #305459
Denton, TX 76203-5017
2. Application to Rehabilitation and Health Services Department
Students must also apply to the department. Items you will need for this step include:
- Department Application
- Current Resume
- Two Professional Letters of Recommendation
Your Self-Statement should be a double-spaced, typed essay outlining your academic interests, career goals, and how the program meets your needs. The statement and your resume will both need to be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two professional letters are required from current or past employers, or community leaders, and should be submitted on appropriate letterhead with a signature. These letters should be emailed by your recommenders to: email@example.com.
3. Interview with the Health Services Administration Program Coordinator
Once the department has received all of your application materials, qualified applicants will be contacted to set-up an admissions interview. Interviews will either be conducted over the phone or through Zoom. This program is offered entirely online or you can take some on-campus courses at the Frisco campus.
If you have questions about the application process, please contact Nicole Brown at Nicole.Brown@unt.edu.
All materials for Spring 2021 are due by November 6, 2020.
Graduate students are advised by department faculty. Program Coordinator Dr. Liam O’Neill can help connect you with potential faculty advisors based on your unique interests.
Liam O'Neill Ph.D.
Rehabilitation and Health Services
the RHS mission is to prepare professionals to enhance the lives of diverse populations including the aging population, individuals with disabilities, substance use disorders and/or chronic health concerns through training in advanced research, education and service delivery, or clinical practice.
Our department is comprised of community engaged academics providing an education that reaches beyond the classroom.