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Master’s in Health and Human Services Online

The Compassion to Care. The Confidence to Lead.

Health and human services administration is a dynamic, growing field that needs highly capable, empathetic leaders. It offers skilled individuals the opportunity to put their talents to use by improving the lives of those who need it most. An online Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration from Saint Mary’s will help you channel your passion and develop your skills to meet this urgent demand. Accredited by the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators (MN BENHA), the program prepares today’s nursing home administrators for the administrative duties that help ensure the quality and effectiveness of care.

Learn leadership skills and the intricacies of the health services operations in this 36-credit program, which can be completed in 2 years. Prepare to lead in a variety of healthcare and human service settings, including:

  • Home health agencies
  • Behavioral health institutions
  • Single and multi-centered hospitals
  • Hospitals, clinics, and long-term care centers
  • Nursing homes and assisted living facilities
  • Governmental health and human service agencies
  • Non-profit agencies and clinics

Why Choose a Master’s in Health and Human Services Degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota?

  • Understand effective human resource management to maximize performance and ensure quality care
  • Comprehend the variety of regulations and policies as they impact quality
  • The option to prepare for licensure as a Long Term Care Administrator in Minnesota

Gain the Knowledge to Succeed in a Shifting Industry with a Health and Human Services Degree Program

Healthcare is the fastest growing industry in America, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Whether you are a new or seasoned professional, you will build the skills and perspectives to lead organizations successfully and deliver quality care amid fast-changing regulations. In this program, you will:

  • Develop the leadership and management skills to promote quality and sustainability in a variety of healthcare and human services settings
  • Understand effective human resource management to maximize performance and ensure quality care
  • Learn regulations and policies and their impact on quality
  • Master financial management to keep your health and human services organization successful amid rapid change

Learning at Your Fingertips

A Saint Mary’s education puts knowledge and opportunity in your hands. Our mobile learning programs give you the flexibility that fits your professional and personal schedule as you build skills and knowledge to develop, explore, and advance your career. It’s the freedom you need to grow with a vibrant, supportive community that understands the needs of your education, your career, and your day-to-day life.

Every student in our online degree programs receives an iPad® loaded with a mobile learning platform, so you have Saint Mary’s with you at all times. Our innovative program enables you to:

  • Access your courses and materials in a click
  • Engage with the curriculum through interactive exercises
  • Reinforce learning points using real-world scenarios
  • Connect with classmates and faculty anywhere*
  • Develop mobile technology skills employers require
  • Study with convenience, on the go*

Request a free brochure or call 877-308-9954 to speak with an enrollment counselor today about pursuing an online Master of Arts in Health and Human Services from Saint Mary’s.


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*iPad is wifi-enabled only.

Minnesota: The M.A. in Health and Human Services Administration program is accredited by the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators (MN BENHA) as meeting education requirements for Nursing Home Administrator licensure in the State of Minnesota. The program is designed to prepare students to take the Minnesota Nursing Home Administrators licensing exam. Students who wish to pursue licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator in Minnesota must complete the appropriate program pathway, meet the state’s practicum requirements, and pass state and national exams.

Other States: This program is not intended or designed to meet educational requirements for any professional licensure in states outside of Minnesota. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota does not offer practicum credits for out-of-state students to complete hours for long term care or health facility licensure. It is always the responsibility of individual students to verify requirements with their state licensing board and with the National Association of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators Board (NAB)