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Master's degree

Master of Health Administration

17 months

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Register by: May 12, 2021

Make an impact on the business side of patient care — and shape your healthcare facility from the top down. With our Master of Health Administration (MHA), you’ll gain a wide range of skills and knowledge — from marketing and IT to policy and economics. Designed to fit into the lives of busy working adults, this degree program can be completed online in short, manageable, 6-week courses.

  • 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

locked-in tuition


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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.

Save time and money on your degree

Credit transfer made easy
Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Enrollment representative


Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.


Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic accreditation

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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Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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.