Our mission is to prepare future healthcare leaders for a complex, diverse and rapidly changing industry through an experiential and collaborative learning environment.


We aspire to be the MHA program of choice in the region for individuals who are passionate to serve and driven to improve the delivery of healthcare.


  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Mutual Respect
  • Inclusion
  • Service

Our program prepares you for a career in health care management and administration. In this complex and challenging field, qualified executives are essential to organizations' ability to provide high quality patient care in a cost effective manner. Our program will equip you to meet these critical leadership challenges within the health care industry.

The Master of Health Administration provides flexibility for all our students, including working professionals. The courses offered provide flexibility and include a combination of blended and online courses, and seated evening courses.

Degree options

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The program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) through the University's College of Business. Courses are designed to meet the competencies of the Healthcare Learning Alliance.

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If you are choosing between a Master of Health Administration and a Master of Public Health, consider earning both at the same time with Missouri State's MPH-MHA dual degree

If your career goals will be furthered by pursuing graduate study in health care administration but you do not wish to pursue a full master's degree, consider the health administration graduate certificate

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