Utica College's online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) focuses on the knowledge and skills needed for you to succeed in a variety of health care leadership positions. As an aspiring health care leader, you will have an exceptional opportunity to examine and offer meaningful, valued contributions to health care transformation and reform.
Utica's unique accelerated program helps guide your development into a competent and articulate change agent. By integrating management, applied theory, and continuum of care best practices, the experienced faculty guide your leadership development through meaningful case studies, valued project work, learning forums, critical thinking, and analysis of best practices.
The 36-credit online MHA is ideal for mid-level professionals seeking some of the most challenging leadership roles in today's rapidly changing managed care environment. Graduates can gain employment in areas such as an ancillary services director, clinical project manager, direct care coordinator, public health administrator, informatics director, and more.
Please note: In some states such as New York, the curriculum meets the academic requirements for Nursing Home Administrator licensure. Potential applicants should check with their states' licensing agency or contact an Admissions Representative at (315) 732-2640 or toll-free at (866) 295-3106 to verify the necessary coursework. Faculty advisers are available to work with students to offer guidance, and help students meet the academic requirements of this field.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- The Health Care Administration Program requires online attendance in four Synchronous Residencies.