General Program (Course-Based)

In the Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) General Program, you will prepare to help your organization address the challenges of today’s changing healthcare landscape. Coursework explores the regulations, laws, court decisions, and health policies that impact health service providers. You will also examine and analyze the latest theories, technologies, and strategies in the field, focusing on developing the advanced business skills that today’s healthcare employers need. A relevant curriculum integrates multimedia and case studies to help you gain the knowledge and credentials to pursue healthcare leadership roles.

Completion Requirements

  • 53 total quarter credits
    • Foundations course (3 credits) 
    • Core courses (50 credits)

Transfer of Credit
You may be eligible to receive 25 transfer credits for prior master's-level coursework when enrolling in Walden's MHA program, which can save you time and money. Call an enrollment specialist at 1-866-492-5336 to determine eligibility and learn more.

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment specialist at 855-646-5286.

Core Courses

The program’s courses are delivered in a prescribed sequence.

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code MMHA 6000 Course Foundations of Healthcare Administration* Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6050 Course Contemporary Topics in the U.S. Healthcare Delivery System Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6200 Course Principles of Population Health in Healthcare Administration Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6300 Course Law, Ethics, and Policy in Healthcare Administration Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6400 Course Healthcare Financial Management and Economics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6500 Course Human Resource Management and Organizational Development and Leadership for Healthcare Administrators Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6600 Course Healthcare Informatics and Technology Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6700 Course Healthcare Operations Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6800 Course Marketing Management and Business Communication for Healthcare Administrators Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6900 Course Healthcare Quality Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MMHA 6999 Course Strategic Planning in Healthcare Administration Credits (5 cr.)

*Students enrolling in a midterm start date will take a 6-week version of this course by itself in their first term.

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