Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Master of Healthcare Administration

From healthcare executives to medical administrators, if a senior management position in healthcare is your dream, Grantham’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) can help you get there. Through the convenience of our 100% online format, you will engage in highly relevant courses covering current, proven healthcare and business administration models. And to help you pursue your online degree in healthcare, we offer a variety of financial aid options for all of our students, including military members.

Master of Healthcare Administration Program Outcomes

Upon successfully completing the program, you will be able to:

  • Assess the legal, regulatory and ethical challenges characteristic of the healthcare industry
  • Manage the performance of health professionals on diverse organizational environments
  • Apply information systems technologies to improve decision making speed and effectiveness
  • Apply basic management skills to the unique challenges in healthcare industry
  • Integrate multiple functional perspectives and different professional perspectives to create innovative solutions to complex problems

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, healthcare professionals, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
AH511 Health Services Management
HSN521 Modern Organizations and Healthcare
BA515 Management of Information Systems
AH531 Healthcare Financial Management
BA530 Marketing Management
BA661 Human Resource Strategies

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
AH511 Health Services Management 3
AH531 Healthcare Financial Management 3
AH543 Healthcare Strategic Management 3
BA510 Accounting 3
BA515 Management of Information Systems 3
BA530 Marketing Management 3
BA540 Managerial Economics 3
BA580 Strategies for Change 3
BA661 Human Resource Strategies 3
HSN521 Modern Organizations and Healthcare 3
AH598 Healthcare Administration Capstone 6
GU500 Graduate Student Success 1
Program and core: 37
Electives (0): 0
Total: 37

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Masters
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

Career Information

From laws and regulations that seem to change on an annual basis to technological innovations and updates, the healthcare field isn’t getting any simpler to manage. Highly educated healthcare executives are necessary to plan, direct and coordinate services [1], whether for specific clinical areas or departments or an entire facility.

The Master of Healthcare Administration will prepare you for an executive career as a medical and health services manager, a position with a median annual wage in the high-80s[2]. This management field is also in high demand – projected to see more than 73,000 positions open up by 2022 [3], an increase of 23 percent!

10-year Job Growth[3]

Medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility, specialize in managing a specific clinical area or department, or manage a medical practice for a group of physicians.

  • 388,800
  • 315,500
  • 2012
  • 2022
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs for medical and health services managers. 2022 total jobs is an estimate.

10-year Job Growth [2]

  • The top 10% earn$150,560
  • The median earn$88,580
  • The lower 10% earn$53,940
Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries for medical and health services managers are dependent on prior experience as well as the number of years of seniority.

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