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. Beginning in Fall 2023, all MHA courses will be offered online.

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Follow the normal, two-year path.
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Have a head start on your master’s degree. Graduate sooner.
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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