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Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Healthcare is one of the top five industries in the United States. Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 22% between 2010 and 2020.

Healthcare managers plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health related services. They are often employed in the healthcare delivery sector as managers of hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes, as well as solo and group physician practices. They may also be employed in other sectors of the healthcare industry, such as in pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, and healthcare consulting firms.

Webster University can prepare you to meet the demand for jobs in the growing field of healthcare management with our Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree.

What Differentiates the Webster MHA Program from Others?

A Dynamic Curriculum
Our curriculum merges solid training in management with in-depth coverage of healthcare issues. Students graduate from the Webster MHA program with the skills and knowledge they need to make a positive impact on the organizations in which they serve.

Dedicated and Knowledgeable Faculty
Courses are taught by practitioner faculty, which enables students to gain knowledge from instructors who are specialists in their respective fields. Most faculty members work full time as senior executives in hospitals, insurance companies, healthcare consulting firms, and other healthcare organizations.

Small Class Sizes
The small teacher-student ratio facilitates lively discussion which enriches the learning environment.

Customized Program Options
Students have the following options available to customize their MHA degree program at Webster University. In addition to the master’s of health administration, students may choose to pursue one of the following:
-MBA/MHA dual degree (54 credit hours)
-MBA with an MHA emphasis (36 credit hours)

Courses are offered during five convenient terms per year: August, October, January, March, and May. Students can take one or two courses per term depending on their schedules.

Job Outlook

90% of students who completed a master's degree in Health Administration in 2017 were employed full-time post graduation. The future is bright for the healthcare industry, as employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 20% from 2016-2026 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018).

MHA Degree Programs

To read about specific program requirements, learning outcomes and how to apply, click on a program from the following list:

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