200,000+
Alumni from our Global Campuses

Enjoy Convenience and Collaboration on Your Path to Becoming a Health Care Administrator

Learn the business of health care and expand your abilities to ensure optimal patient care. At Webster University, our Master of Health Administration (MHA) provides the knowledge and skills you need to make strategic decisions and lead diverse personnel in their critical efforts. Discover how Webster’s MHA degree program has made it possible for thousands of medical and health care professionals like you to balance work and life while expanding their career horizons.

 

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Complete a Modern MHA Degree — Built on Tradition

Introduced in 1975, Webster’s Master of Health Administration program has continually evolved to meet the needs of our students. Today, we offer you true convenience with our Live Virtual MHA courses for a unique program that features:

  • Real-time, online classes held one night per week
  • Your choice of a full- or part-time schedule, taking one or two courses per term
  • The ability to complete your MHA degree in 16 or 33 months

While you enjoy this flexibility, you’ll also benefit from the collaboration and support of your cohort made up of around 20 working health care professionals. Together, you’ll explore a wide range of business areas — from finance to marketing to health informatics — to develop skills and competencies specific to health care operations. Learn to lead organizations to be more efficient and effective in patient-centered care with our Master of Health Administration degree designed for you.

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“Webster is accessible, and the coursework is manageable while working full time. The faculty are all experienced and currently working in the field, so our coursework is applicable and relevant.”

Jennifer Wessels
MHA, ’20

Choose Webster for Your MHA Degree

Learn From Health Care Leaders

Webster faculty for our master’s in Health Administration degree are current and former health care leaders. They’ll share real-world examples — lessons you can apply in your work now and later — and offer guidance in your career development.

Network With Health Care Professionals Nationwide

Through live, virtual MHA courses, you’ll engage with professors and cohort members — working health care professionals in various functional areas. You’ll take part in discussions, hear diverse perspectives and make lasting connections.

Get Real-World Experience

Collaborate within your cohort to explore the operations of health care organizations, assessing complex issues and developing strategic solutions. You’ll be in direct contact with health administrators who may serve as mentors and further expand your network.

Complete an Accredited Business Education

At the core of your MHA courses is Webster’s business education, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs and named among global programs for teaching excellence and a commitment to improvement.

Graduate With Confidence From a Proven MHA Program

Upon completion of our MHA program, Webster students have scored 8% higher than the national average on a standardized exam taken by students at other Higher Learning Commission accredited universities across the United States. Join the ranks of our alumni who are ready for health care administration jobs on day one.

Complete Our MBA/MHA Dual Degree Program

Webster is proud to offer an MBA/MHA dual degree program to build on your business education and expand your career possibilities.

Have Confidence Receiving an Accredited Education

The George H. Walker School of Business & Technology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the Master of Health Administration (MHA). ACBSP is dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world.

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MHA Program

“Health care is practiced in multidisciplinary teams — and we try to replicate that through structured activities, case studies, and practical application.”

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Dan Mueller

Visiting Assistant Professor

What Can You Do with a Master of Health Administration?

As a graduate of Webster’s Master of Health Administration program, you’ll have a broad understanding of the health care industry and specific health care administration skills to help organizations succeed. Demonstrate your expanded knowledge when you add these key competencies to your resume:

  • Strategic relationship building
  • Effective business communications
  • Human resource management
  • Leadership and organizational management
  • Financial and quantitative analysis
  • Marketing analysis
  • Information technology
  • Health-related legal principles
  • Health policy
  • Strategic planning and process improvement

Qualify for These Jobs with MHA Credentials

With your MHA degree from Webster, you’ll be able to advance your standing in a variety of settings, such as regional and local patient care providers and health care-related organizations, like pharmaceutical companies and medical device companies. Our graduates experience a high employment rate — around 90% in 2018 — and hold positions such as:

  • Health System Administrator
  • Nursing Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Department Director
  • Physician Practice Manager
  • Health Care Consultant

MHA Salary Information

Webster graduates with a Master of Health Administration degree are in high demand. Positions for health care leaders are expected to rise by 32% — about three times faster than average — by the year 2030. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data also reports the 2021 median pay topped $100,000. It’s the perfect time to fulfill your personal and professional goals with an MHA degree.

Get Started on Your Master’s in Health Administration Degree

Take the next step toward earning your MHA. We are here to help you get started.

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Learn more about our academic programs and our main campus and locations.

Engage

Connect with our admissions counselors and academic advisors.

Apply

Apply to Webster and take the next steps for financial aid and scholarships.

Contact the Admissions Office to Find Out More

If you have more questions about the program, your application or other enrollment-related inquiries, contact our Admissions Office.

Call 314-246-7800 or 800-753-6765 or send an email to admit@webster.edu.