Healthcare leaders play an essential role in keeping teams, businesses and organizations running efficiently. The Master of Health Administration – Organizational Leadership track allows you to learn about core functional areas of business, while also specializing in communication, management, and organizational behavior.
As an MHA – Organizational Leadership student, you will have the opportunity to complete core Master of Health Administration courses as well as specific courses in Business and Administrative Communication, Principles of Management, and Organizational Behavior/Leadership. The goal of the program is to help students focus on Organizational Management in the delivery of healthcare.
WCU’s Master of Health Administration was designed with working professionals in mind:
- 100% online with asynchronous classes that let you study when and where it’s convenient for you
- Choose your pace with Accelerated and Working Professional options
- Earn your MHA degree in as little as 12 months
- Build on your experience – interprofessional education is taught within the courses
Demand for Medical and Health Services Managers
The demand for medical and health services managers across the nation is expected to grow much faster than average. It’s predicted that jobs will increase by 32 percent between 2019 and 2029.
Our focused MHA – Organization Leadership track can help prepare you to work in a variety of settings:
- Public Health Departments
- Physician Practices
- Health Insurance Organizations
Hands-on experience is an important part of building leadership skills. West Coast University offers MHA students a variety of internship opportunities — leveraging our relationship with the Red Cross, local organizations, and international partners to help place you in a rewarding and intellectually challenging environment.
Support Beyond Graduation
We support our students beyond the last day of classes. We are committed to helping our online Master of Health Administration – Organizational Leadership graduates throughout their careers.
Our Career Services department provides ongoing assistance with professional and career development through workshops and guidance for our students and graduates. We partner with industry professionals to enhance our students’ prospects for securing employment and achieving professional success.
WCU distance education programs are delivered out of the Orange County and Dallas campuses and may not be available to residents in all states.
WCU provides career guidance and assistance but cannot guarantee employment.