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Master of Health Administration Online MHA Degree

17 months

Approximate Program Length

36

Total Credits

$698

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date:

Register by: Oct 27, 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.

  • Health Administration

  • Business Management

  • Communications

  • Leadership

  • Professionalism

  • Strategic Planning

A degree built around the skills employers want

We know what skills employers want because we did our homework.

We worked with labor market researchers to align in-demand skills with our program to ensure you have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate them in your coursework.

Look for the skills icon to see exactly which in-demand skills you’re learning in the courses you take.

Skills-aligned program

Courses

1

Course at a time

6

Weeks per course

8

Courses per year

Schedule

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.

You'll learn how to:

  • 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)

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. 

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.

Tuition

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.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 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), PO Box 911, Spring House, PA 19477,
301-298-1820.

Real-world faculty

26

Average years of industry experience

32

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.