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Master's degree

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

21 months

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Register by: Aug 10, 2022

You’re on a mission to improve the quality of patient care at your hospital. Why stop there? Our Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy (MHA/HCP) equips you with the skills to navigate the complexity of healthcare laws, rules and regulations to help keep patients and providers safe. Designed to fit into the lives of busy working adults, this degree program can be completed online in short, manageable, 6-week courses.

  • Create compliance and privacy practices for diverse healthcare organizations

  • Build the skills needed for compliance and privacy roles within healthcare

  • Evaluate ethical issues concerning compliance and privacy practices in your industry

  • 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 a Master of Health Administration/Health Care Compliance and Privacy online.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online degree, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Leveraging results to build brand in the health sector
  • Informatics
  • Leading with authenticity
  • Auditing, monitoring and corrective action in compliance

Program Purpose Statement

The Master of Health Administration with a concentration in Health Care Compliance and Privacy program prepares leaders and aspiring leaders in the healthcare sector by providing the competencies necessary to drive the future of healthcare through effective facilitation of cross-system transformation and the improvement of health outcomes for patients, populations, and providers. The Health Care Compliance and Privacy concentration within this program is designed to prepare leaders and aspiring leaders for leadership positions in compliance and privacy within the health care industry that require competency in compliance practices, ethical considerations, and policy implementation regarding privacy, regulatory affairs and legal obligations within the healthcare industry. The program educationally prepares students to sit for the Certificate in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) examination.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Master of Health Administration with a concentration in Health Care Compliance and Privacy?

An MHA/HCP can help prepare you to be a:

  • Health Information Management Director
  • Health Manager
  • Practice Administrator
32 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2020 and 2030.

Career Services for Life®

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.


Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

Save time and money on your degree

Credit transfer made easy

Earn your degree faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

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Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Real-world faculty


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Directors of Services

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

I’m the grittiest person. And so are our students.”

Christopher Wilson

Faculty of the Year 2020, College of Health Professions

*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.