Master of Health Administration (Online)
Learn multi-disciplinary approaches in health administration
Healthcare administrators are senior-level management professionals who must be highly trained to plan, direct and oversee the daily operations of medical centers, hospitals and organizations that ensure one’s health. Administrative responsibilities in these settings need to be managed by professionals who have the knowledge and understanding of the regulatory framework and the management complexities involved with the healthcare industry.
In both the public and private sector, healthcare is a business that requires its administrators to hold a high level of business acumen. Administrators must develop the strategic-planning abilities needed to keep their organization competitive in a thriving market. Overall, healthcare administrators play a prominent role behind the scenes in directing medical facilities and making decisions that improve the health of the population they serve.
Who should enroll in the online MHA degree program?
This program is intended for early- and mid-career professionals looking to pursue administrator careers in health facilities. The learning objectives include:
- Identify the main components and issues of organization, financing and delivery of health services and health systems in the United States.
- Demonstrate analytical and systems thinking to identify obstacles and opportunities in organizational processes and design.
- Demonstrate leadership skills by supporting individuals and teams through coaching and mentoring to improve human capital.
- Develop financial roadmaps by interpreting and communicating financial and accounting information, developing and evaluating program budgets, and strategically investing in long-term improvements.
Students can transfer credits from three supporting graduate certificate to the Master of Health Administration. These certificates make up the foundational curriculum of the program and include: Healthcare Leadership, Healthcare Operations, and Healthcare Quality Improvement.