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Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Master's Degree

Keep pace with the constantly changing influences on healthcare delivery. Your 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 MHA program in as few as 18 months for as low as $20,000.1

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  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 30, 2018] https://www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 30, 2018] 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.

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 College 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

We applaud your dedication to grow despite your busy life. Our online learning options were designed to give you more control and balance over your schedule.

Credentials Offered

Master of Healthcare Administration

Master's Degree

Finish in as few as

18 months1

Learning options

  • 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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6 Healthcare Administration Careers You Could Land with an MHA

Healthcare administration requires professionals who are passionate about people and the healthcare in charge of caring for them. With a Master's in Healthcare Administration, you can advance your career while helping patients and your organization at the same time.

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Turn Your Education into a Career

We’ve made advancing your healthcare administration career even easier by offering 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.2 Here are just a few examples of where an MHA degree can take you.

Medical and Health Services Managers

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $58,350 10th Percentile
    • $75,340 25th Percentile
    • $98,350 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:2

    20%

  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree
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