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Master of Healthcare Administration

Degree Overview

The rapid growth and change within the healthcare system have created demand for health services managers. As a health administrator, you can lead dynamic organizations and make a difference in patient care by finding creative solutions to complex issues. Health administrators may be responsible for services, facilities, programs, budgets, staff, and relationships with other organizations as well as the public.

Bellevue University offers the Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) online. The online MHA program prepares professionals who are seeking leadership roles within:

  • Hospitals
  • Medical group practices
  • Long-term care organizations
  • Home health
  • Public health administration

The online MHA program will help you develop the decision-making and other advanced skills the Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA) has defined for ensuring the delivery of quality healthcare. The MHA degree is recognized in the healthcare field as an important credential for assuming a position of significant authority in hospital administration or healthcare management.

The online MHA cohort degree program allows you to progress from start to finish with a tight-knit group of peers who each contribute unique professional backgrounds and experiences, along with guidance from faculty with real-world industry expertise. Integrating hands-on, applied learning with theory, all Bellevue University degrees are designed to deliver a transformative learning experience that is flexible to accommodate your personal and work life.

Program Outcomes

The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree will help prepare you for a leadership role within healthcare organizations with the relevant skills to advance your career. Graduates will learn to:

  • Communicate effectively to facilitate organizational goals.
  • Assess the use of health information within their respective healthcare organizations.
  • Apply human resource management principles within various healthcare organization systems.
  • Improve managerial practices in a healthcare organization.
  • Develop strategies to address leadership issues in healthcare.


To begin the Bellevue University MHA, students applying for admission to the MHA degree program must meet specific, minimum criteria in order to enroll. See the Curriculum page for requirements, or talk to an enrollment counselor at 1.800.756.7920.

Major Requirements & Course Descriptions: (36 credit hours)

Unless noted, all courses are 4 credit hours.