Master of Health Administration programs

Enhance your career with a master's in health administration (MHA)

You want to make an impact in health care and take on greater leadership roles in the profession you love. In an era of unprecedented change in the health care industry, health care organizations are seeking sophisticated administrators who can effectively adapt and lead in a rapidly evolving environment.

With more than 40 percent of these leadership positions requiring a graduate degree1, earning a Master of Health Administration can help make you more marketable — and a more effective leader in the dynamic world of health care.

Gain critical skills for an in-demand position

Designed for current and emerging health care leaders, the MHA will provide you with insight into the issues and trends impacting health care today, while deepening your knowledge in the areas of finance, policy, research, technology, quality improvement, strategic planning, leadership and more.

You'll benefit from curriculum that is aligned to American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE®) standards. And who better to teach that curriculum than professionals who are actively working in the health care industry? Many of our faculty are CEOs, COOs, CFOs, operations VPs, sales directors and finance VPs.

Choose from these graduate-level programs, including concentrations to further focus your knowledge:

For more information about each of these programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit: phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment.

1 O-Net Online, Summary Report for Medical and Health Services Managers, http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9111.00#Education (visited on September 25, 2015)
ACHE is a registered trademark of American College of Healthcare Executives.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

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In his own words...

"The quality of the education I received gave me the opportunity to pursue the position I hold now."

– Paul J. Bujdoso, MHA, Informatics, ‘09

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Why earn a master's in health administration?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that medical and health services managers who earned a master's degree during 2012-2013 had a 29% higher median wage than those with a bachelor's degree.

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