Long Island University

Master in Health Administration (MHA)


720 Northern Blvd

Brookville, NY 11548

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master in Health Administration (MHA)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Health Administration degree, provides the comprehensive curriculum needed to succeed as a manager or leader in a highly complex, competitive and ever-changing health care environment. This 42-credit program examines both practical and theoretical problems and challenges in the field, and provides an understanding of a wide range of topics including organizational structures, health care policy analysis and healthcare management.

Your plan of study is comprised of 18 credits of foundation courses, including: "Principles of Public Administration," "Organizational Theory and Behavior in the Public Sector," "Economic Environment and the Public Sector," "Analytical Methods," "Computer-based Management Systems" and "The Policy Process in Health Care Administration."

The Advanced Core Curriculum (nine credits) explores various aspects of public sector administration, with courses including: "Human Resource Administration," "Fundamentals of Budgeting and Finance," and "Administrative Responsibility and the Legal Environment." Nine credits of electives and a thesis round out the program. Students matriculating on a full-time basis can complete this program in just over two years. All M.H.A courses meet in-person on the LIU Post campus, and are available on both evenings and weekends.

The M.H.A. program at LIU Post prepares students for service in executive and managerial-level positions public, nonprofit, and health care organizations. Our graduates are currently serving in the hospitals and health care practices; local and national nonprofits; and local, state, and federal government positions. 

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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