Online Master's in Health Administration

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Four Concentrations.

One forward-thinking MHA.

Maryville University’s online Master of Health Administration is a future-focused exploration of healthcare trends. You can pursue the general MHA, or you can choose to specialize your expertise by selecting a concentration: health informatics and analytics, healthcare leadership, population health management, or senior services.

You can also prepare for one of the 429,800 jobs expected to be added in the medical and health services management field from 2020 to 2030*. Leaders never stop learning. That’s why now is the perfect time for you to start.

* U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Information at a glance

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Program Start Date: 01-15-24

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Careers for those with a master’s in health administration include:

  • Administrative service manager
  • Healthcare consultant
  • Hospital director
  • Nurse manager
  • Nursing home director



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Why choose our master’s in health administration?

At Maryville University, we recognize that strong healthcare leadership requires in-depth knowledge of both business and healthcare. That’s why our online MHA offers an interdisciplinary approach to equip you with a broad foundation of skills.

Our program features include:

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100% online with no campus visits required

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No GMAT, GRE, or application fee

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Graduate in as few as 2 years

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3 start times per year (Spring, Summer, and Fall)

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4 concentrations offered

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Collaborative learning environment

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Maryville’s online Master of Health Administration curriculum is designed to help you become a capable and confident healthcare leader. You’ll learn to manage the business side of healthcare in courses such as Healthcare Financial ManagementHealthcare Law, Ethics, and Risk Management; and Healthcare Technology and Information Systems. You’ll also learn to improve patient care through courses such as Population Health Management and Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement.

Coursework for Maryville’s online MHA program is structured to align with the 10 key knowledge areas from the American College of Healthcare Executives. Our online MHA program also gives you the opportunity to choose from four concentrations — or you may opt for a general MHA degree.

Concentration Options:

Health Informatics and Analytics: Leverage the power of big data to help healthcare organizations improve and optimize their administrative, clinical, and financial strategies.

Healthcare Leadership: Delve deep into the business of healthcare as you learn about marketing, policy, economics, and management as they pertain to a healthcare system.

Population Health Management: Gain the leadership and managerial skills you need to help improve community health and curb epidemics.

Senior Services: Gain a multidisciplinary perspective on gerontology as you learn to effectively manage the day-to-day operations of senior healthcare and living services.


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Accreditation and rankings

Maryville University is a nationally ranked private college recognized for comprehensive and innovative education focused on student learning, outcomes, and success.

Higher Learning Commission accreditation

Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Forbe's America's Top Colleges 2019 accreditation

Ranked by Forbes among “America’s Top Colleges” for 2019

Kiplinger Best College Values 2019 accreditation

Listed among the “Best College Values 2019” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Money's Best Colleges 2020 accreditation

Ranked among Money’s “Best Colleges” 2020