Master of Health Administration - MHA

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Waived Application Fee Spring '22What is Health Administration?

Health administration can take many shapes and forms, but is most commonly referred to as the application of leadership skills and strategies to a diverse range of health care entities.

Health care administrators, also known as health care managers or health service managers, are responsible for the day-to-day operations of health care entities. They provide executive leadership and oversight in policies and procedures, strategic vision and direction, finance and costs, and quality of care. A Master of Health Administration degree equips graduates with a wide range of knowledge, skills, and competencies essential for the provision of effective health care.

University of Cincinnati’s Master of Health Administration Mission Statement

The University of Cincinnati Online Master of Health Administration (MHA) program prepares students to become the next generation of executive health care leaders by combining real-world experience and competency-based coursework in an innovative learning environment.

The mission of the University of Cincinnati’s online Master of Health Administration degree program is to provide working professionals who might not have ready access to traditional educational routes with a high-quality curriculum in health care management, preparing them to serve as innovative, transformative, ethical health care leaders within teams, organizations and health systems.

  • We offer a competency-driven, evidence-based curriculum which, by including both academics and practitioners as faculty, is adaptive to the ever-changing health care environment.
  • Our online approach is designed both to expand access and to allow mid-level and other working health professionals to develop and enhance nationally recognized competencies.
  • A faculty chosen for their commitment to the scholarships of discovery, integration, application, and/or teaching and learning create an online learning environment which is research-based and service-oriented and which assures the best possible educational experience for all students, including individualized learning paths when necessary.

Benefits of UC Online’s Master of Health Admin Program

  • 100% online
  • Learn from world-class faculty
  • No GRE/GMAT required
  • Growing industry — 32% growth between 2019-2029
  • Two program duration options (Fast-Track or Extended)
  • Apply lessons learned immediately in your career

Accreditations and Rankings

Accreditations and rankings for a college or university means that it has achieved and maintains high standards in education. These agency accreditations are also maintained in a database by the U.S. Department of Education.

Is Health Administration Right for Me?

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If you are working in the health care field currently and want to take your career a step further, then a Master of Health Administration can help you do just that. This degree is a great next step for those already in health care fields in finance, management, human resources, marketing, nursing administration, public health, and more. You’ll receive the real-world experience you need to prepare you to serve as an innovative, transformative, ethical health care leader upon graduation.

Is UC Online right for me?

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The program is designed for working professionals who need the flexibility of online classes.
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Start-to-Graduation Support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs — they are your on-campus partner and can help you as your work toward graduation.

No GRE/GMAT scores required.

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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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