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Master of Health Administration
Master of Health Administration

Earn your Master of Health Administration degree in as little as 15 months.

West Coast University's 36-credit Master of Health Administration (MHA) has been carefully designed to meet the core competencies identified by the Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA) in a survey of 100,000 executives in the health care industry.

Master of Health Administration Curriculum
Advanced degrees are often necessary for many administrative, research, consulting and teaching positions. The Master of Health Administration curriculum has been designed to provide the fundamental knowledge required of supervisors and managers in the health care industry including planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the delivery of health care products and services. Advanced degrees are often necessary for many administrative, research, consulting and teaching positions.

Delivery of the Master of Health Administration Program has been crafted with working adult schedules in mind: We offer the Master of Health Administration program in a bookend format where you attend the first and last classes onsite and complete the balance of the curriculum online.

  • Concentrated, full-time program completion option in as few as 15 months.
  • Master of Health Administration is offered in a blended delivery format, with students coming to campus for the first and last meetings of the 10-week term. The rest of the term instruction is delivered in an online environment.

Career Opportunities
Our focused Master of Health Administration degree program will give you the education you need to take the next step in your career, opening the door to a range of managerial opportunities in settings such as:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Public Health Departments
  • Physician Practices
  • Health Insurance Organizations

Demand for Health Care Managers
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects there will be continued demand in the labor market for health care managers.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition

Choose Your Graduation Date
This 36-credit, professional Master of Health Administration program offers a concentrated, full-time option with completion in as little as 15 months. We understand the needs of working professionals - people who require both a challenging curriculum and flexible schedule. Our MHA program accommodates these needs, with classes meeting on campus one weekend every 10 weeks and the balance of coursework completed online.