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April 01, 2024

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18 months1 for under $13K2

Learning includes

  • Online
  • Empowered Learning®
Develop highly valued leadership and critical-thinking skills with an online Healthcare Administration degree for under $13,000.2 Through innovative online MHA curriculum, you’ll gain the practical experiences needed for effective decision-making and be able to implement best practices for outstanding healthcare delivery. This will benefit you as you prepare to take on more challenging and strategic roles, such as a hospital administrator, clinical director, health services manager or practice manager.3 This Master's in Healthcare Administration is available with online Empowered Learning® courses, which allow you to learn by doing, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers.

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AFTER THIS CREDENTIAL

What Will I Be Prepared to Do When I’m Done?

Help Advance Your Career in Healthcare

Upon graduation of the MHA program, you will be able to utilize the highly valued leadership and critical-thinking skills employers seek and advance your career in healthcare.

Become a Leader in Your Organization

Equipped with advanced skills and knowledge of the business of healthcare, you will be able to expand your impact as a healthcare leader and implement best practices for outstanding healthcare delivery.

Pursue Potential Job Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the projected job growth potential between 2020 and 2030 for Medical and Health Services Managers is 33%.4 An MHA degree from Rasmussen University can help set you up for success in this growing field.

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Skills

What Skills Will I Gain?

Healthcare Leadership and Critical Thinking

Develop change management, teamwork, negotiation and motivational skills for increased ability to successfully navigate challenges in fast-paced, demanding workplaces.

Leveraging Healthcare Technologies

Keep pace with the constantly changing influences on healthcare delivery across patient experience, quality management and process improvement.

Strategic Planning and Decision-Making

Leverage data and technology to design and implement strategic plans for organization change in alignment with the large market forces and trends driving services, quality of patient care and costs.

Population Health

Critically evaluate healthcare data from multiple sources to determine patterns of actionable information for disease management. Learn to plan for high-demand services on population health and the patient experience.

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Be prepared to take on more challenging and strategic roles within healthcare by enhancing your leadership, planning and technological skills.

Sample Courses

What Types of Classes Will I Take?

  • Healthcare Policy, Ethics and Laws

    • HSA 5200
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Presents a comprehensive view of ethics and laws as they pertain to the development of health policy. Examines the fundamentals of the various principles of healthcare law and the manner in which those principles intersect with ethics and health policy. Offers students an opportunity to evaluate critical factors that influence policy decisions and reform efforts.

  • Healthcare Information Systems and Technology

    • HSA 6000
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Studies how health information technologies, systems and applications assist healthcare organizations and their leaders in the execution of clinical and organizational strategies. Examines how these complex information systems and analytics help decision-makers to improve patient care outcomes and business performance.

  • Healthcare Quality Management

    • HSA 6200
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Provides a foundation in the history of quality management and the continuing effects quality plays in healthcare administration. Develops the ability to critically evaluate diverse healthcare populations using quality improvement models and strategies.

12 Courses to Complete

48 Credit Hours

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Rasmussen University is committed to making education more affordable for all students. Our tuition estimating tool can help you visualize the cost of your degree and see what savings opportunities are available to help you achieve it.

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Rasmussen University believes in helping you make your education as affordable as possible.

Our interactive tuition estimator is designed to help you discover how much you could save on a degree from Rasmussen University.

Simply enter your ZIP code, select the program and credential you're interested in, and click “next”.

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Enrollment

What Should I Know Before I Enroll?

Entrance Requirements MHA

To be considered for admission, applicants must submit an official transcript from an accredited institution of higher learning as recognized by the U. S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) documenting either a conferred Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 (no rounding) or higher, or a conferred graduate-level certificate, Master’s degree, or doctoral degree. No GRE/GMAT is required.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree GPA of 2.0 (no rounding) to 2.49 may request an exception to the minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA requirement through the submission of a personal statement in the form of a written essay. Instructions and a scoring rubric for submitting a request for an exception may be obtained from the Admissions Advisor. The scoring of the committee will be final.

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Transfer Student

We believe in giving credit where it’s due. You can get an estimate of your transfer credits without an official transcript in one business day (on average). Talk to an admissions advisor today, or explore our Transfer Policy page for our seamless credit policies designed to maximize credits, potentially save money and expedite graduation.

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Help Paying for College

Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with self-directed assessments, credit for prior learning, loans and grants, scholarship opportunities, corporate grants and military discounts for those who qualify.

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Class Locations

Where Can I Find an Online MHA Program Near Me?

At Rasmussen University, we want our courses to be available on your schedule, not the other way around. Select programs are available for enrollment through a specific campus and nationally online, but students complete the courses online and are able to utilize online and on-campus support and resources. See below to find out where you can find an online Healthcare Administration program near you.
  • Online
  • Florida
  • Illinois *
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • Wisconsin