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Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management

Logo for AAPA's Center for Healthcare Leadership and ManagementPhysician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) are at the forefront of health care reform and leadership within the health care community.

By gaining additional knowledge and skills through an advanced degree, PAs and NPs can advance the care provided by their organizations.

The College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University offers degree programs designed to help PAs and NPs contribute effectively in a patient-centered, safe and cost-effective health care system. Focusing on high-value, team-based care, these degrees develop the tools necessary to lead and manage in today’s evolving health care market.

Flexible online programs

These online programs offer flexibility to pursue the degree entirely online and at your own pace. You will examine today's complex health care environments using a case-based, solution-oriented approach that supports the integration of knowledge and competencies. Faculty are renowned experts in their fields and bring a breadth of knowledge, research and experience to share with students.

Online Master of Applied Science in Health Informatics

Online Master of Applied Science in Health Informatics

Program requirements

  • Thirty credits (10 courses).
  • Culminating capstone project, with direct application to the health care organization of your choice.
  • Flexible curriculum with options for electives.
  • Five start dates per year, with rolling admissions year-round.

Admission requirements

  • Graduate admission application and application fee.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Proof of English proficiency.

Program cost

With the preferred partner discount, the total estimated cost of the program is $25,410.

Technology, financial aid trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.

These programs are eligible for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information, visit students.asu.edu/financialaid.

Online Master of Science in the Science of Health Care Delivery

Online Master of Science in the Science of Health Care Delivery

Program requirements

  • Thirty credits (10 courses).
  • Culminating capstone project, with direct application to the health care organization of your choice.
  • Flexible curriculum with options for electives.
  • Five start dates per year, with rolling admissions year-round.

Admission requirements

  • Graduate admission application and application fee.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Personal statement.
  • Proof of English proficiency.

Program cost

With the preferred partner discount, the total estimated cost of the program is $23,460.

Technology, financial aid trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.

These programs are eligible for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information, visit students.asu.edu/financialaid.

Online Doctor of Behavioral Health, Management Track

Online Doctor of Behavioral Health, Management Track

Program requirements

  • Fifty-four credits after 30 hours credited from a completed master's degree.
  • Culminating applied project.
  • Management track focused on health care management, administration, finance and leadership.

Admission requirements

  • Graduate admission application and application fee.
  • Official graduate transcript.
  • Personal statement.
  • Copy of the applicant's license or license eligibility.
  • One professional letter of recommendation.
  • Updated curriculum vitae or resume.
  • Program policies acknowledgements.
  • Video or webcam admission interview (if indicated).
  • Proof of English proficiency.

Program cost

With the preferred partner discount, the total estimated cost of the program is $55,728.

Technology, financial aid trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.

These programs are eligible for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information, visit students.asu.edu/financialaid.

Partner benefits

ASU offers PA and NP leaders a competitive and exclusive educational opportunity. To be eligible for partnership discounts, prerequisites should be completed through CHLM.

Benefits include:

  • No GMAT/GRE requirement.
  • Personalized faculty mentor throughout your learning journey with ASU.
  • A dedicated, interprofessional team specifically trained to work with CHLM participants.

Learn more about CHLM's degree pathways

How and when should I apply?

We admit students online at five entry points throughout the calendar year for most programs. Please contact us for the next available start date.

Learn about graduate admission at ASU

Contact Us

Kristin Will

Kristen K. Will, MHPE, PA-C
Director of Executive and Continuing Education
kkwill@asu.edu