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.  

Earn your master’s degree through UNT’s main campus or 100% Online.


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

Application Deadlines

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:

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 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
  • Self-Statement
  • 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:

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:


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

All materials for Spring 2021 are due by November 6, 2020.

Program Coordinator

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.
Associate Professor
  Chilton 238M
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.
 Chilton Hall 218