Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration

Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration

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Approx. program length:

2 years


Credits:

58


Cost per credit:

$698

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Prepare to lead with an MHA/MBA

Position yourself for a leadership role in healthcare through our Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration degree program. Our MHA focuses on the administrative side of healthcare, and our MBA offers a foundation in business practices such as accounting, marketing and strategies for growth. Together, they combine in a curriculum tailored to the needs of business healthcare leaders.

In this Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration program, you’ll learn how to:

  • Manage and motivate employees toward maximum work performance
  • Utilize data to address the Triple Aim (cost/quality of care, health of populations, patient-centrism)
  • Develop problem-solving skills that guide business decisions
  • Conduct environmental scanning
  • Leverage technology to create a competitive advantage

Respond to the changing needs of the healthcare industry with an MHA/MBA. You’ll be taught by instructors averaging 25 years of real-world business experience. And you’ll take just one 6-week course at a time, so you can balance work and life on the path to your degree.

Course length:

6 weeks*

* Course lengths may vary


Total credits required:

58


Max. number of transfer credits:

6

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 58 credits to complete this program. These may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or, if you have an industry or professional certification, such as a Society for Human Resource Management® Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, you may be able to apply to have relevant experience evaluated for potential college credit. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Industry review

Our Industry Advisory Council, comprised of business leaders, meets regularly to help ensure our educational programs are up to date and aligned with current and emerging industry trends. This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® MHA/MBA degree can help you develop skills you’ll need in the business world.

Core courses

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Introduction To Graduate Study In Health Sciences/nursing HCS504
1
Health Care Organizations And Delivery Systems HCS531
3
Management MGT521
3
Human Capital Management HRM531
3
Health Law And Ethics HCS545
3
Health Care Policy HCS550
3
Organizational Leadership LDR531
3
Quantitative Reasoning For Business QRB501
3
Measuring Performance Standards HCS588
3
Health Care Economics HCS552
3
Accounting ACC561
3
Financial Management In Health Care HCS577
3
Operations Management OPS571
3
Marketing MKT571
3
Contemporary Health Care Facility Design HCS529
3
Health Information Systems HCS533
3
Applied Business Research & Statistics QNT561
3
Marketing For Health Care HCS539
3
Health Care Strategic Management HCS589
3

Projected job growth:

20%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for medical and health service managers is projected to be 20 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration degree can help prepare you to be a:

  • Health information management director
  • Health manager

Sometimes, it’s who you know

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

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Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

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


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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration program, you can:

Finish your degree faster

Transfer prior eligible college credits or apply to have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

Enjoy HIMSS membership

Connect with networking opportunities, career services and professional development opportunities through our complimentary Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) membership.

Learn on your schedule

Designed to fit into the lives of busy working adults, this degree program can be completed in short, manageable, 6-week courses.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your business career. You’ve got the will. And with a Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration degree that can be completed in about two years, you’ve got the way.

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