Program Overview

Healthcare organizations today face complex challenges, and in the future these are likely to increase. A Master of Healthcare Administration degree gives you the conceptual and analytical skills you’ll need to understand and manage healthcare organization challenges. This professional program is designed to provide skills and knowledge in the practice of healthcare administration and management and to prepare you for entry-level and middle-management roles in healthcare organizations. Special attention is given to the social side of the profession and its unique people-dependent focus. You’ll find this is a degree with smarts and heart. The program explores the organization and the financing and delivery of services to prevent and treat illness and disease. The program includes programs that serve the public and private sectors at all levels—local, state, and federal. You’ll learn from faculty members who are united by a common commitment to solving problems and developing innovations related to the access, cost, and quality of healthcare. You’ll increase your chances for professional growth and job placement through carefully planned internships and a capstone experience, plus gain practical experience in project management, teamwork, and leadership. If you are looking for career advancement from middle to upper middle management, or to transition into healthcare administration from other professions, this degree will expand your options.

Program highlights:

  • Entire program can be completed online
  • Solve complex problems in a healthcare environment by employing analytical skills
  • Align the priorities of the organization with the needs and values of the community it serves
  • Comprehend the financial and accounting information needed to make long-term investment decisions for a healthcare organization
  • Incorporate the principles of quality management for improving outcomes in healthcare organizations

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

    Requirements

    Must hold a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall GPA of 2.5, or where a GPA of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units. Students with a GPA of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam.

    School Overview

    Since 1971, National University has been dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging, and relevant to a diverse student population. As a nonprofit institution, National University invests in its students by providing them with quality educational instruction and learning technologies, superior faculty, and exemplary student services.

    National University offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs from the following schools and colleges:

    • School of Business and Management
    • Sanford College of Education
    • School of Engineering and Computing
    • School of Health and Human Services
    • School of Professional Studies
    • College of Letters and Sciences

    More than 70 National University degree programs are available 100 percent online.

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