Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership Program

Prepare to innovate and lead positive change in your health care organization by earning a master’s degree in health care administration and interprofessional leadership.

Our UCSF Master of Science Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership (MS-HAIL) program, is designed for working professionals who are committed to shaping health care systems that improve access, affordability, quality and safety. As an interprofessional program, we welcome students from a range of clinical and non-clinical health care areas such as dentistry, pharmacy, medicine, nursing, social work, supply chain, quality and safety, finance and operations, and program management.

Our program allows you to earn a master’s degree in as little as 12 months, with the flexibility to study online anytime to fit your schedule. You may choose to apply for admission in either fall or spring quarters. We encourage you to learn more about our program, curriculum, faculty and how to apply by visiting our program website.

An admissions advisor is available to answer questions, assist you with the online application to ensure that you meet the application deadlines, and confirm that your application materials are complete.

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission an applicant must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Current employment within a health care environment. To be competitive, applicants should have at least two years of consecutive professional or management experience within health care.
  • Completion of the online application and all supporting documentation.
  • Proficiency in English. All applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency as outlined on the program's admissions page.

Application Review Process

The program’s Admissions Committee will review your application and determine your admission status. In addition to meeting the minimum requirements for acceptance into the program, the committee will consider your career and personal goals for entering the program, your work and volunteer experience, evidence of leadership, and the strength of your professional and academic references.

For more information on admissions, please visit our MS-HAIL program website

Campus and School Resources

The School of Nursing is committed to the holistic care and development of our students. Visit our school and campus resources page to learn about services to help new and continuing students thrive during their time at UCSF.

Applications for Entry

Application Priority Deadline: May 15, 2024 / Final Deadline: July 15, 2024