Master of Health Administration

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A master’s degree for health care leaders

Manage, direct and lead health care services.

Put plans into action. Provide high-quality patient care in cost-effective ways. Achieve goals.

Help shape the future of a diverse and changing industry.

Degree options

Advance your career in health care administration. Work at places like hospitals, clinics and care organizations.

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Traditional master's

Follow the normal, two-year path.

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Accelerated master's

Have a head start on your master’s degree. Graduate sooner.

Executive master's

Already working for a health care organization? Earn your degree through a contract agreement with your employer.


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

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Dual master's

MPH-MHA dual degree

Get two master’s degrees at the same time: health administration and public health.

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Health administration certificate

Don’t want to pursue a full master’s degree? Consider a certificate in health administration.

Why earn a master’s degree in health administration from Missouri State?