University of Missouri - Columbia

MU Extension

Master of Health Administration



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Health Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:


Management of complex health organizations is among the most difficult assignments in American society today. Increasingly, the effectiveness of leaders in these organizations is determined by their ability to integrate clinical and managerial competencies. The Executive Program in Health Services Management is designed to help meet the growing demand for health professionals with high-quality management training, by offering an accredited Master of Health Administration degree. The program prepares practicing professionals for executive leadership positions across the full spectrum of health care settings. Candidates for the program include physicians, nurses, other clinical professionals, and finance, information, and human resource executives with at least three years of clinical or administrative experience.

The Executive Program is designed to take full advantage of the broad knowledge and expertise of students. Each student is an experienced professional recognized as an expert in a specific area. Students actively teach each other and create new knowledge as they interact, keeping the curriculum up-to-date and on the cusp of real issues facing today's health care organizations. This cohesive group of learners becomes a personal network that serves as an invaluable resource far beyond graduation.



Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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