Master of Health Administration (MHA)
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
The Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree program prepares learners to assume roles as health care administrators or managers who meet the industry’s need for master’s-prepared health care administrators. The curriculum includes practicebased explorations of health care systems and technology; policy and law; health care finance; economics and decision making; strategic health care planning; organizational leadership and governance; quality, risk, and regulatory compliance; health care information systems and informatics; research methodology; and ethical and professional standards of practice. Throughout the program, learners engage in collaborative group experiences that help them develop and strengthen the communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and decision-making skills needed to lead and manage complex health care organizations. Successful graduates of this degree program are prepared to apply culturally competent, evidencebased professional health care administration practices across national and global environments.