Clayton State University

Clayton State University

Master of Health Adminstration


2000 Clayton State University Boulevard

211 James M. Baker University Center

Morrow, GA 30260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Health Adminstration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The curriculum of the MHA is designed to prepare a variation of professionals from both health and non-health related areas to lead health service organizations. All students enrolled in the MHA will be required to take Foundation, Advanced and Elective courses, along with a Thesis and potential residency depending on length of healthcare experience. The total number of credits is 45.


To be a premier high value provider of health administration education at the regional, state and national level to all types of clinical and non-clinical individuals.


The MHA program will provide students with tools for successful careers and personal growth through:

  • The use of both on-campus and off-campus media to enhance their skills, knowledge and abilities in health administration at a reasonable expense
  • Instruction of theoretical and conceptual frameworks for programmatic solutions in actual practice settings,
  • Instruction in the domains and competencies required by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
  • Preparation for leadership in private, public, profit or non-profit health service organizations
  • Community based residencies that add value to patients’ care (required or optional depending on individual experience), and
  • A unique professional based thesis that is focused on improving care or resource use in healthcare


Programmatic goals include obtaining a selection of both diverse student and faculty educational and experiential backgrounds to foster increased interdisciplinary understanding of health care. Because a health administrator supports those who provide care, it is incumbent to include both clinicians and non-clinicians in the student body to refine their analytical, verbal and quantitative skills for resolving complex health care issues. Individuals lear


Accredited by the Board of Regents and the Univeristy System of Georgia

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Baccalaureate/Associate's College

Locale: Large Suburb