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Master of Health Administration Degrees

Get ready to impact the business side of healthcare with Master of Health Administration programs that are aligned to ACHE standards. Whether you prefer a classroom environment or want to learn at your own pace and earn your degree faster, our coursework is designed to help you develop the confidence you need to enhance your healthcare career.

Why choose us?

Our MHA programs help you:

  • Prepare for a new career, while balancing work and life
  • Learn from instructors who work in the fields they teach
  • Gain relevant skills you apply immediately in your hospital or care facility
  • Take four concurrent courses in our competency-based MHA or one course at a time in our traditional program
  • Have confidence in your degree, because it’s CAHME-accredited*

Compare MHAs

Which MHA is right for you?

Master of Health Administration

  • CAHME-Accredited
  • Eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online

17 months

Program length

36

Total credits

$698

Cost per credit

This could be a fit if you:

  • Prefer a more traditional group setting

  • Want to take one 6-week course at a time

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in any field

Competency-Based

Master of Health Administration

  • CAHME-Accredited
  • Not eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online

1 year

Program length

36

Total credits

$300

Cost per credit


Less than

˂1 YEAR


Under

$11K

This could be a fit if you:

  • Prefer to learn independently

  • Desire self-governed coursework with the assistance of your instructor

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in any field

Master of Health Administration program requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree or higher from a college or university with approved institutional accreditation, or that is a candidate for accreditation, or comparable undergraduate bachelor's degree or higher earned at a recognized foreign institution or a graduate degree or higher from an ABA accredited institution (i.e- JD, LLB, LLM). If the institution became accredited while the student was attending, a minimum of 75% of the coursework taken toward the degree must have been completed while the institution was accredited or during the candidacy period.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 for all coursework listed on the degree posted transcript at the same level as the conferred degree (i.e., undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral) is required for admission.
  • A minimum equivalent of three (3) years of full-time, post-high school professional work experience within the past ten years.
  • All applicants must be currently employed or have access to a suitable work environment for the completion of course assignments.

The Competency-Based program requires additional admission requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree or higher from an accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Three years of leadership or management experience within the past 10 years in a healthcare environment

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Master of Health Administration?

An MHA can help prepare you to be a:

  • Health manager
  • Practice administrator
  • Health information management director
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.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Experienced faculty will guide and assist you on learning activities and exercises to help build your knowledge in areas where you will be assessed to demonstrate your level of learning and comprehension for a competency. Faculty then will help support you by providing robust feedback and further development opportunities on your authentic assessments to assist you in reaching mastery.

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.

Accredited since November 2020.

College of Health Professions faculty at a glance

27

average years of industry experience

12

average years of UOPX teaching experience

32

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The Digital Classroom

Our traditional Master of Health Administration degree program allows you to take one course at a time, whereas competency-based programs are designed for you to take several 16-week courses concurrently, both allowing you the flexibility to demonstrate mastery that fits within your schedule — and the flexibility to balance work, life and school throughout your degree program.

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