Preparing Leaders in Health Care
Make an impact as a leader in health care. A Master of Health Administration (MHA) from UC will give you the tools needed to gain the credentials, knowledge and skills to effectively lead and manage health care organizations, agencies and practices now and into the future. The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program combines a competency-based curriculum; diverse, well respected faculty; and a proven distance learning model to prepare you for career advancement.
Need for Leaders in a Rapidly-Growing Field
- According to the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor and Statistics, jobs in medical and health services management are expected to grow 16% from 2008 to 2018.
- As the health care industry grows and advances, it will continue to provide leadership opportunities in management, consulting and executive level positions.
Key Features of UC’s Master of Health Administration Degree Program
- 100% online – no campus visits required
- Graduate in as little as 2 ½ years
- Develop key strategies to manage human and technological resources in multiple health care settings
- Learn from well-respected faculty including academicians and practitioners
- Enhance your knowledge of health policy and economics, business, finance, leadership, management, population health and overall quality improvement of health care
- Network with local, regional and national health care experts, faculty and peers during the Virtual Residency
The Online Learning Advantage
The use of the latest in digital technology allows students to continue personal and professional responsibilities at home, while gaining the tools and skills needed to achieve an advanced degree 100% online. Coursework and the Virtual Residency are completed in easy-to-use learning environments. Coursework, including discussion boards, chat modules, assignments and assessments are completed online through Blackboard at a time convenient for you within the syllabus. The Virtual Residency, utilizing Adobe© Connect™, allows you to participate in an interactive experience with program faculty, health care leaders and peers at specific dates and times during the last two semesters of the program.
* U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor and Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos014.htm