Master of Health Administration

Essential skills for tomorrow’s healthcare managers

The need for healthcare is shared by everyone, regardless of age, status or background. Meeting this need requires close coordination among professionals of all disciplines, including those in health administration. For those who want to pursue this rewarding field and help improve the system from within, the right education is critical.


Enhance your knowledge, take charge of your career

Our Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree program will provide leadership and management skills for those seeking entry or mid-level leadership positions in a variety of healthcare settings. Our program is aligned with the standards of the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and will utilize the National Center for Health Care Leadership (NCHL) competency model. This program is ideally suited for those who want to focus their career within the healthcare industry.

As a student you will explore crucial topics such as data driven decision making, health policy development and implementation, leadership skills, and quality management within healthcare organizations. You will also learn about fiscal decision making, financial management, and the role of technology in a healthcare setting. Additionally, this program uses Interprofessional education (IPE) as a foundation for each course. IPE competencies are designed to facilitate teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Earn your Master of Health Administration degree online

At Northcentral University you can complete your Master of Health Administration degree 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. And, 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.

Career Potential

  • Healthcare administrator
  • Medical / health service manager
  • Health information management director
  • Operations manager
  • Public policy positions and federal programs
Positions may require additional experience, training and other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

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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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