The Master of Health Administration (MHA) is a graduate degree designed specifically for managers or administrators in health services, health professionals who have managerial and administrative responsibilities or who change their careers to become managers and administrators, as well as for those managers who work in related fields such as health insurance and the pharmaceutical industries. The MHA provides students with graduate level knowledge, tools, techniques and insights to become capable managers and administrators in various organizations in health services.
The MHA degree program is a 45 credit-hour program. Students must take ten core courses in health administration and five electives from disciplines such as health administration, business administration, or management science. The combination of core courses and electives provides a strong foundation in theory and practice to allow MHA graduates to do a good job performing their managerial and administrative duties in health services.