Master of Health Administration

Essential skills for tomorrow’s healthcare managers

Healthcare is a need that is shared by everyone, regardless of age, status or background. Meeting these needs requires close coordination among health professionals of all disciplines, including educated administrators trained to unify and streamline the process. For those who want to work behind the scenes to improve the system and enhance patient outcomes, the right education is critical.

Take charge of your career with an online degree in health administration

Our Master of Health Administration degree program prepares individuals for early and mid-career healthcare leadership roles both nationally and internationally by integrating essential leadership and management competencies with interprofessional practices, enabling our graduates to make evidenced-based decisions that will effect change in complex and diverse healthcare organizations. It is aligned with the standards of the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and utilizes the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) competency model. It is most ideally suited for those who want to focus their management career within the healthcare industry.

As a student, you will explore crucial topics such as organizational behavior in healthcare, quantitative analysis and statistical concepts, and leadership skills. You will also learn about healthcare policies and financial management in the healthcare setting. Additionally, this innovative program will allow you to learn in an interprofessional environment designed to facilitate teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration. This is considered the leading approach to healthcare today!

The Master of Health Administration program is a participant in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Higher Education Network and received Associate Graduate Program status by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

At Northcentral University, you can complete your Master of Health Administration program 100% online. This allows you to continue your education without putting your career on hold. We also have helpful online resources and weekly start dates to offer you the flexibility you deserve. While you may be attending class online, you’re never alone at NCU. Our unique one-to-one learning model and active online communities offer you the support you need to succeed.


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Master of Health Administration Program at a Glance

Total Credit Hours: 42 Credit Hours
Courses: 14 Courses
Recommended Completion Time: 21 Months
Next Start Date: Every Monday
Classroom Size: One

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