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Online Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Program Overview

Meet the growing needs of health care – today and tomorrow.

As the demand for safe, high-quality, efficient healthcare delivery increases, the need for skilled and effective managers is increasing, too.

With a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Queens University of Charlotte, you will acquire the expertise to run clinics, work with insurance providers, and manage medical information and staff.

As the demand for safe, high-quality, efficient healthcare delivery increases, the need for skilled and effective managers is increasing, too.

With a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Queens University of Charlotte, you will acquire the expertise to run clinics, work with insurance providers, and manage medical information and staff.

Program Highlights

2

avg. years to complete

36

total credit hours

$760

per credit hour

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An Accessible and Affordable Master’s Degree

Learn online with no required residencies. Courses are taken one at a time and each course runs for eight weeks. Courses build on each other providing a comprehensive understanding of the health care delivery industry.

At Queens, we have a legacy of creating industry leaders. That comes from our teaching philosophy of pairing hands-on application of skills with a basis in foundational theory. Learn from experts who are currently employed in the field and graduate ready to make an immediate impact in the healthcare industry.

The MHA courses offer an engaging mix of online learning and faculty facilitated live sessions via video conferencing. This approach provides valuable interactions and collaborations with the interdisciplinary MHA community including fellow students and faculty.

The MHA at Queens University was ranked one of the top-10 most affordable MHA programs in 2019 by MHA Online. There are no application fees, and a GRE is not required.

Career Outlook: $99,730 Median Salary

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for medical and health service managers are expected to grow 18 percent from 2018 to 2028—a rate much faster than the national average.1

Medical and health service managers are responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the business activities of healthcare providers and earn an annual median salary of $99,730.1 They are employed by healthcare facilities including hospitals, nursing homes, and group medical practices.

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Curriculum: Based on ACHE Core Competencies

A U P H A member 2019

The program curriculum comprises 12 courses for a total of 36 credit hours bringing together leadership, financial acumen, operational analysis, quality improvement, and strategy design and implementation.

Based on the core competencies of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and designed to address the most pressing needs within healthcare today, the curriculum covers a wide range of topics—from organizational behavior and financial management to clinical issues and healthcare policy—that can be applied to your work immediately.

Queens is a participant in the ACHE Higher Education Network, as well as a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), so you can be sure our programs are based on the most current standards for preparing leaders in the field.

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Program Outcomes

After completing the MHA at Queens, you will be able to:

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the MHA at Queens, you will need the following:

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Tuition Details

The MHA at Queens is 36 credits and costs $760 per credit hour. We strive to offer you affordable rates and transparency on what you can expect to pay, so you can more easily accelerate your career.

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Guidance from Export Faculty

With small class sizes and direct access to your professors, you will get the individualized support you need to succeed.

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Advantages of Online Learning

Queens has a student-first approach to online learning that prioritizes what you need to succeed, including 24/7 tech support. Benefit from smaller class sizes and experience our rich, interactive learning platform that makes connecting with your studies simple.

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Financial Aid and Funding Options

Figuring out how to pay for your education can seem intimidating, but you have Queens on your side. Learn more about your financial aid options, including employer tuition reimbursement, scholarships and grants, and military benefits.

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Frequently Asked Questions

As you explore Queens’ Master of Health Administration, our dedicated staff is here to ensure your decision-making is stress-free and enjoyable. If you have a question not covered here, request more information or call 866-313-2356.

The Master of Health Administration can be completed in two years if you take two courses per semester, which is considered full time. However, students requiring more flexibility may take longer to complete the program if they choose.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, median salary for medical and health service managers is $99,730, and job opportunities are expected to grow 18 percent from 2018 to 2028—a rate that is much faster than average. See the Career Outlook page for more information.

Yes. Applicants must have two years of full-time health care work experience.

Your tuition for the Master of Health Administration program will cost $27,360. Please note that this amount does not include textbooks, supplies, personal expenses, loan fees, and other costs you might incur. See the Tuition page for more information.

If you take two courses per semester, that would be considered full time; however, you are free to study on a part-time basis, if you prefer.

There are 12 core courses in the Master of Health Administration program, and each is required. Courses are asynchronous with some synchronous components to provide valuable face-to-face interaction and enhance collaboration. Sample topics include health services organization and delivery, financial management, human resource management, quality improvement, and laws and ethics.

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Sources:

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Medical and Health Services Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved September 9, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.