Careers: Master of Health Administration - MHA

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A Master of Health Administration degree can open the door to numerous opportunities for management and leadership roles in health care settings. Careers in health administration provide professional satisfaction along with financial security.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for health administrators in 2017 was $98,350 annually.

What you can do with a Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree

A Master of Health Administration degree opens the doors to a variety of leadership roles. These roles include, but are not limited to:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Facilities Manager
  • Group Practice Administrator
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Nurse Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Program Manager
This degree is great for those with experience in:
  • Health Care Finance
  • Hospital Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • International Care Organizations
  • Marketing and Public Affairs
  • Material Management
  • Medical Staff Relations
  • Nursing Administration
  • Patient Care Services
  • Planning and Development
  • Public Health

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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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