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Master's degree

Master of Health Administration

17 months

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Register by: Jun 29, 2022

The Master of Health Administration v004 provides leaders and aspiring leaders in the health sector with the insight and skills necessary to drive the future of healthcare by facilitating cross-system transformation and improving outcomes for patients, populations, and providers. The program's curriculum, built via close collaboration with industry and academic experts, anticipates emerging needs trends in the health sector. Areas of inquiry include industry and organizational dynamics in the health sector, visioning the future, forming strategic relationships, leading with authenticity in health care systems, creating a sustainable personal legacy, and transformation and execution in diverse health system contexts.

  • Develop the leadership skills needed to enhance your career

  • Use data to reduce cost and improve the quality of patient care

  • Navigate the world of healthcare mergers and acquisitions

  • Respond quickly to changes in the healthcare sector

  • Use data to address the Triple Aim (cost/quality of care, health of populations, patient-centrism)

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Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online Master of Health Administration.

What you'll learn

When you earn your master’s in health administration online, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Planning for your organization’s future
  • Leading with authenticity
  • Strategic development
  • Building relationships with stakeholders
  • Sustainability

Specialize Your Degree

Master of Health Administration with a concentration in Informatics

Prepare for leadership opportunities and gain the skills to use information and data to help improve patient and provider outcomes.

Master of Health Administration with a concentration in Health Care Compliance and Privacy

Equip yourself with the skills to navigate the healthcare laws, rules and regulations designed to help keep patients and providers safe. 

Master of Health Administration / Master of Business Administration

With this dual-degree, gain an in-depth understanding of healthcare systems and the business practices that help them run smoothly.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a master’s in health administration?

An MHA can help prepare you to be a:

  • Health information management director
  • Health manager
  • Practice administrator
18 %

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2018 and 2028. 


Paying for school

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Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

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Accreditation & Faculty

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Programmatic accreditation candidacy

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is programmatically accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), 6110 Executive Blvd, Suite 614, Rockville, MD 20852, 301-298-1820.

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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.