MBA Concurrent Degree

Full-time Option

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The concurrent degree option provides an opportunity for students to pursue a business administration degree in addition to a health services administration degree. An MBA may be earned by pursuing additional hours of MBA graduate level course work in the Williams College of Business at Xavier University. Candidates for both degrees should declare their intentions when applying and submit one application to the graduate program in health services administration and one application to the Williams College of Business. Concurrent degree candidates must be accepted to both the GPHSA and MBA programs. For further information about the MBA prerequisites and requirements, call 800 344-4698 or visit to the MBA site.

Students are required to complete 97 credit hours: 54 credit hours of health services administration coursework, 10 credit hours of administrative residency and the master's project and 33 credit hours of business coursework, plus the necessary prerequisites (20 credit hours of foundational skills). Upon completion of the concurrent degree option, the student receives two separate degrees - the Master of Health Services Administration and the Master of Business Administration.

Part-time Option

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The part-time concurrent degree option provides an opportunity for students to pursue a business administration degree in addition to a health services administration degree. Candidates for both degrees should declare their intentions when applying and submit one application to the graduate program in health services administration and one application to the Williams College of Business. Students who wish to earn concurrent degrees must also be accepted by the Williams College of Business, which has its own admission criteria and prerequisites. Part-time concurrent degree students require an extra year to complete the curriculum.

Students are required to complete 93 credit hours: 50 credit hours of health services coursework, 10 credit hours of practicum and the master's project and 33 credit hours of business coursework, plus the necessary prerequisites (20 credit hours of foundational skills). Upon completion of the concurrent degree option, the student receives two separate degrees - the Master of Health Services Administration and the Master of Business Administration.