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Online Master’s in Health Administration Program Guide
The healthcare industry evolves with each new medical discovery, shift in policy, and advancement in technology. To thrive as a leader in this new reality, it’s imperative that you learn to manage change and drive growth within your organization. That’s exactly what an online master’s in health administration from Maryville can prepare you to do.
You can also focus where your strengths and passion lead you by choosing from four healthcare administration concentrations or a general track.
Health Informatics and Analytics — Help healthcare organizations use data to drive better administrative, clinical, and financial decisions.
Healthcare Leadership — Where your interest in marketing, policy, and economics plays a role in your career success.
Population Health Management — An industry growth area where a strong graduate-level background will be needed.
Senior Services — Focus on nursing home administration and residential care/assisted living.
General MHA — Tailor your studies to align with your career goals by choosing three electives from any of the specialty concentrations.
Complete the program part-time in as few as 2 years
The online master’s in health administration program is founded on core industry competencies in accordance with the Healthcare Leadership Alliance. The curriculum was developed based on the 10 key knowledge areas from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
MHA 610: Healthcare industry and Its Impact on Healthcare Management
MHA 615: Healthcare Operations
MHA 630: Healthcare Human Resources and Organizational Behavior
MHA 631: Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement
MHA 651: Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Risk Management
MHA 655: Healthcare Financial Management
MHA 656: Population Health Management
MHA 660: Healthcare Technology and Information Systems
Choose from four concentrations or opt for the general MHA degree by choosing any three courses from the concentrations listed below.
MHA 670: Healthcare Marketing
MHA 671: Health Policy & Economics
MHA 690: Leadership and Professionalism in Healthcare
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
3.0 cumulative GPA required for full admission
Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be considered for provisional admission
Official transcripts required for all institutions previously attended
Personal letter explaining qualifications for graduate work
International applicants (if applicable): Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL with a score of 563, speaking sub-score of 23, writing sub-score of 20, reading and listening scores of 21, and a combined score of 85 or higher)
No GMAT, GRE, or letters of recommendation required
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Why Maryville Online?
We’ve been progressively challenging the norms of higher education for nearly 150 years. We started as one of the first universities to educate women. Today, we continue to push the boundaries and prepare students like you for a digital world. At Maryville, we understand what it takes to step beyond your comfort zone.
Maryville University is a nationally ranked private college recognized for comprehensive and innovative education focused on student learning, outcomes, and success — both online and on campus. We’re located just 22 miles from downtown St. Louis.