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  • Complete your degree in as little as 2 years. No GMAT or GRE required.
  • Learn from faculty with experience in healthcare.
  • Flexible course schedules (courses available online and in person).
  • Prepare for immediate career advancement.
  • Coursework in information technology in healthcare administration prepares you to become an expert in the healthcare field.

A Master of Health Administration (MHA) is a professional degree designed to prepare students for leadership and managerial roles in hospitals and other healthcare systems, consulting firms, or healthcare related businesses.  Students are given a strong foundation in analytical problem solving, budgeting and finance, ethics, legal and policy analyses.

Upon completion of the Master of Health Administration, students will be able to:

  1. Think critically and integrate quantitative and qualitative analyses to decision making within the sphere of health administration.
  2. Understand and communicate the current state of public policy, policy development, and laws related to the health care industry.
  3. Apply the theories of leadership and administration within real-world contexts.
  4. Apply ethical behavior to evaluating and solving problems of leadership, budgeting and finance, human capital, fundraising, and law and policies related to health administration.

The MHA program consists of 40 credits split between a foundational curriculum of 25 credits and a specialized curriculum of 15 credits.  The curriculum is designed to be completed within 4 term full time or 7 terms part time, with the capstone course being the sole class taken in any students' final semester. 

Students will be equipped intellectually, morally, and professionally to serve their communities and meet the needs of health providers.  Building upon the program's core focus, students will be able to follow current laws and policies to improve hospitals and other healthcare systems, consulting firms, or healthcare related businesses by making them more effective and efficient.  By studying within the nation's capital, MHA students will also have the practical opportunities to implement and apply their theoretical education to real-world and current issues within their places of work.

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