Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration 1 year full-time
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Face-To-Face, Fully Online
Total Credit Hours 30 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required



We offer various minors that can be combined with your healthcare leadership (MS) degree. Learn more about the available minors and their course requirements.

Suggested Minors/Certificates


A degree in healthcare leadership will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Navigate the complexities of the healthcare industry
  • Lead healthcare organizations
  • Effectively guide healthcare providers through policy and regulatory changes
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Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Healthcare leadership students are typically interested in:

  • Helping others
  • Career growth
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Healthcare

Internship opportunities

Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Internships are offered as optional credit for this program and can be an important part of your education experience. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce healthcare leadership students.

What You Will Learn

In our graduate program for healthcare leadership, you will obtain a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of US healthcare through our innovative and timely curriculum. You will be prepared for a career in all areas of healthcare leadership, including project management, operations research and executive leadership, among others.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Core courses to solidify an understanding of the driving economic and policy forces affecting the industry.
  • Flexibility among elective courses to accommodate varying career goals.

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The Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership program provides students with the scientific knowledge and practical skills needed for effective leadership and management within dynamic environments in the world of healthcare. Graduates are well-positioned to transition quickly when internship and job opportunities present themselves.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Executive Leadership
Medical & Health Services Manager
Operations Research Analyst
Project Manager


Course Delivery and Resources

Beyond our innovative in-person courses, many students are able to complete their degree requirements through online course offerings. The program is designed to be adaptable to the varied needs of our diverse student body.

Student Organizations

Management and Economics Association

The purpose of this organization is to make connections to advance managerial opportunities, to educate students on practical uses for management skills, to think like economists and to bring together like-minded individuals for personal/professional growth and in general to engage students who have an interest in the practice of management and economics.

Learn more at the association’s ManeSync page.

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Graduate Business Program Costs

Program Costs

Use the following links to get further information to tuition and fees, financial aid and scholarships.

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Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Note: This program is not available to international students at this time.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application at tamuc.edu/apply.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Healthcare Leadership, MS” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accepts evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.

Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

One Letter of Recommendation

Request one signed letter of recommendation, on letterhead, from a professional who can attest to your goals and ability to succeed in the program. That individual should:

Postal Alternative

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

Personal Statement

Describe your preparation for graduate work and your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Resume or CV

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships once you are admitted.
  • Apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA and sending it to school code 003565.
  • Contact your financial aid advisor with any questions.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your Graduate Advisor if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.




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Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011

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