Pennsylvania State University

World Campus

Masters of Health Administration

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master in Healthcare Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The health care system of the future must focus on greater efficiency and quality through improved technology, organization, and management. There is growing demand for new leaders who can find solutions to the problems we face, both now and in the future.

A Master of Health Administration in Health Policy and Administration (MHA) can help you combine your health-related work experience with a strong business management education, expanding your qualifications for challenging leadership positions in health care and giving you the tools to lead change in a dynamic environment.

Why Penn State World Campus

An online MHA from Penn State can provide opportunities for advancement in your career as a health care professional. The degree program is a collaboration between Penn State World Campus and the Penn State Department of Health Policy and Administration in the College of Health and Human Development. This partnership connects you with faculty from a highly ranked program, with 25 years of experience guiding student learning. Experienced faculty, the residential MHA program's 4,000+ alumni, and professional contacts help maintain the focus on emerging and complex health care leadership challenges. 

Our online program is built on the experience and excellence of our nationally ranked residential MHA program, established more than twenty-five years ago and recently awarded a seven year re-accreditation (the highest achievable) by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

The online learning format offered by Penn State World Campus makes it possible for you to fit a degree program into your life. The flexibility of studying when and where you want can give you the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge you need to make critical decisions that can affect the lives of patients and employees while maintaining your current role.

Accreditation:

Penn State has 25 years of experience in providing quality graduate level health administration programs and currently offers a residential MHA program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The expertise and curriculum currently offered residentially is offered in the online format to meet the unique needs of working professionals.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 49

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $930 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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