Health Administration


Pursue your Master of Health Administration at Hofstra University in-person or online and study with leading faculty in the field of health care, including executives in some of New York’s leading health services organizations. You can enroll full or part-time and decide if you want to take your classes on-campus or take advantage of our immersive, asynchronous online option. You can also choose from two optional academic tracks: Operations Management and Long-Term Care Administration. Gain experience valuable to your future career with field-based internships in the greater New York City and Long Island communities. The GRE is not required and scholarships are available for qualified candidates!

Program Highlights

Program Details

Visit the Hofstra campus or connect with the graduate admission team. We will answer your questions and put you in touch with program faculty or degree candidates to learn more. Contact us at or call 516-463-4723.

To be considered for the Master of Health Administration programs, you must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.

Start your application online where you can upload the following documents:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. You may initially submit unofficial copies of your transcripts for your application review, but official transcripts will be required once you are accepted into the program.
  • Résumé that includes your professional experience
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Essay stating your career goals, interests, and experiences
  • Interview with the program director or faculty member may be required.

Visit the Health Administration program page to learn more.

International students: Please review additional admission requirements.

Apply to the Master of Health Administration programs at any time with our rolling admissions policy.

The Master of Health Administration is awarded to students who successfully complete 48 semester hours.

Visit the program page to learn more.


Edward Coffield

Dr. Edward Coffield, Program Director and Associate Professor of Health Professions, holds a doctorate in Economics. His research focuses on conducting economic analyses of school- and community-based interventions, practices, and policies intended to improve the health of children and adolescents by altering the environments in which they live, learn, and play.

Meet Dr. Coffield
Edward Coffield

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Earn the professional recognition and personal achievement you seek with a graduate degree from Hofstra University. Whether you study online or on campus, full or part time, you will benefit from small class settings with nationally recognized faculty and a community of peers all contributing to a transformative learning experience. Questions? Call 516-463-4723 or email our graduate admission team at