Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) for Under $10K

Online Master's Degree

Keep pace with the constantly changing influences on healthcare delivery. Your online Master of Healthcare Administration degree will help develop your role as a leader with advanced skills and knowledge of the business of healthcare. You will learn firsthand about quality management and process improvement, including trends and market forces that impact quality patient care. With a total of 12 courses, each 11 weeks in length, you can complete this online MHA program in as few as 18 months1 for as low as $10,000.6

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  • Flex Choice®: Get Credit for What You Know

    This Master’s degree is a Flex Choice® competency-based education program (CBE). The unique design of its courses allows you to show what you know as soon as you know it. As a national leader in CBE, we are helping to advance this cutting-edge, faculty-led, project-based learning approach that prioritizes your learning over deadlines. For additional information, visit our Flex Choice page.

  • Industry-Aligned Curriculum

    You will learn from industry-experienced faculty in online MHA curriculum academically aligned to the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) Health Leadership Competency Model™, which identifies interdisciplinary factors required of leaders to develop and manage an effective healthcare environment.

  • Regional Accreditation

    Rasmussen University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Online Courses Go Where You Go

    Flexible and affordable, online courses are designed to give you more control and balance over your busy schedule. Learn through live interactive sessions with faculty and peers, real-world projects and virtual labs. You'll receive continued support from admissions advisors, experienced faculty, library and learning resources, experienced tutors, 24/7 tech support, personal students advisors and career services.

Master of Healthcare Administration Credentials Offered

Master of Healthcare Administration

Master's Degree

Finish in as few as

18 months1 for under $10K6

Learning includes

  • Online
  • Flex Choice®

Intended for

Students interested in enhancing their critical-thinking and decision-making skills and advancing their career in a leadership role within healthcare administration.

Prepares you for

Hospital administrator, clinical director, health services manager, practice manager

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Turn Your Online Master of Healthcare Administration Education into a Career

We’ve made advancing your Healthcare Administration education even easier by offering online classes and credentials that fit into a busy, working schedule. Action-oriented, hands-on, situational analysis in real-world case studies, exercises, simulations and coursework give you the opportunity to enhance your skills and expand your impact as a healthcare leader. Our online Healthcare Administration degree program is designed to help you gain the hands-on experience, advanced education and relevant skills employers seek.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.5 Here are just a few examples of where an online MHA degree can take you.

Medical and Health Services Managers

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $58,820 10th Percentile
    • $76,770 25th Percentile
    • $100,980 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2018–2028:2

    18%

  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree
  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed May 21, 2020] https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 21, 2020] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
  3. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 1, 2020] www.bls.gov/ooh/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
  4. Some positions may require additional credentials.
  5. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Study. Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment, 2019. Accessed by 7/15/2020. Data is for persons age 25 and older full-time wage and salary earners. https://www.bls.gov/emp/chart-unemployment-earnings-education.htm
  6. Tuition for MBA, MHRM, MHA and MSN programs is $155 per credit ($125 per credit for MPH). Students in all programs must maintain continuous enrollment to remain eligible for the tuition pricing of $155/$125 per credit. A student who withdraws and re-enrolls will be required to pay the tuition price offered at the time of their re-enrollment. Students who receive the tuition price of $155/$125 per credit cannot use any additional discounts, grants and/or scholarships. If a student needs to retake one or more courses in the degree program, the total cost of the program will exceed $10,000. Program cost breakdown: $7,440 in tuition + $2,460 in fees = $9,900 in program cost ($7,000 in tuition + $2,870 in fees = $9,870 in program cost for MPH).
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