Make an impact in your organization with Walden University: No. 1 in master’s in healthcare administration graduates in the U.S.¹
Advance your career and make a meaningful impact on the healthcare delivery systems in your organization with our online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree.
The U.S. healthcare system is experiencing a rapid transformation. With changes in healthcare laws and regulations, an aging population, and emerging new technologies, employment of medical and health services administrators and managers is projected to grow 20% from 2016 to 2026.2
Today’s healthcare industry employers require effective, visionary leaders who can help them respond to the needs of their communities while optimizing organizational performance and outcomes. Our fully online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree program can put you at the forefront of the field and help you improve the experience of healthcare providers as well as patients.
Walden now offers two ways to earn your degree. With Tempo Learning® by Walden, you have the option to choose your learning experience depending on your learning style and preferences. Whether you want to study alongside classmates in a traditional course-based program or earn your degree at your pace, there’s an option for you to achieve your dreams.
Walden is the leader in graduating students with master’s degrees in healthcare administration.1 We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our students, the healthcare industry, and employers. The coursework in this online MHA degree program explores the latest trends and allows you to develop the professional competencies expected by top healthcare organizations:
Taught by doctoral-level faculty, our online MHA degree program features curriculum with multimedia that lends a real-world perspective to your online learning experience.
With an online Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Walden, you can gain the skills and credentials needed to pursue healthcare leadership roles and make a difference in your organization and community.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) is expected to expand health insurance to an estimated 30–34 million people by 2018. In the wake of this and other sweeping reform initiatives, the industry needs healthcare management leaders who can bring fresh perspectives and innovative solutions to the varied, complex challenges affecting both organizations and patients.
Walden’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program focuses on the business skills desired by today’s industry employers while preparing you to be an effective practitioner in the post-PPACA environment. Earning your MHA from Walden can position you to pursue a variety of leadership roles in hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including:
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this program.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical and health services administrators and managers is projected to grow 20% from 2016 to 2026.2
Find detailed information for the general specialization of this program, or all other specializations of this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.
Walden University now offers Tempo Learning® by Walden, a custom-paced degree program that puts you in charge.
Being a student at Walden University is one of the best things that has happened to me in my life. As a father, husband, and worker, I was able to navigate this triangular responsibility alongside my academic challenges.
Pursuing a degree from Walden is a commitment to efficiency and quality in healthcare.
The most rewarding aspect of pursuing my degree at Walden University is that I am in control of my future.
Note on Licensure
The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) is not a licensure-leading program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed professional in healthcare administration, healthcare leadership, nursing home administration, or other similar positions.
1Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) IPEDS database. Retrieved July 2018, using CIP code 51.0701 (Master’s degree – Health/Health Care Administration/Management)
2Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm(viewed online February 27, 2015).