Invest in Your Career

Continuing your education is a sound investment in your future. The demand for graduate education is steadily rising and a master’s degree is becoming the standard credential for most healthcare management and leadership positions.

As a working professional, you have many responsibilities and the decision to pursue a graduate degree is an important one. UCSF’s Master of Science in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership program provides you with the value and advantage you expect from a premier university. The online format, workplace practicums, and on-campus intensive courses are expressly designed so that you can continue with your current employment and contribute to your organization while earning your advanced degree.

Financial Aid

You may qualify for financial aid. UCSF’s Student Financial Services professionals are ready to help you invest in your career. The team of experts will provide you with guidance and support throughout the federal application process. The Student Financial Services department can also assist those who may qualify for Veterans Education Benefits. Please visit their website for more information.

Some employers offer programs to cover all or part of your tuition. Please speak with your admissions advisor about your plans to fund your education.

Additionally, there are a number of external scholarships specific to healthcare administration and management that you may qualify for. We have compiled a list of helpful resources for you to explore:


Tuition for the full 12-course program is estimated to be $56,560* ($4,713/course) effective fall 2021 for new and continuing students. This covers the nine online courses and the three on-campus sessions. * tuition rates should be finalized in late spring 2021.

Tuition for the three on-campus intensives include full days of course instruction per session, three meals each day, and a variety of activities to promote effective connections with UCSF staff, leadership colleagues, and experts in the field. Travel, lodging, and any other additional costs are not included in the tuition.

  • Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.
  • Please contact an admissions advisor for more information on tuition and fees at 415-476-8109.

Additional fees may include:

  • Costs associated with educational resources (e.g., course textbooks and readings)
  • Costs associated with travel and lodging for the three on-campus sessions