Transform the future of healthcare—and your career—with Walden’s Master of Healthcare Administration program.
In a rapidly changing U.S. healthcare climate, healthcare administration graduates are in demand. Walden’s MHA program prepares you with the industry insights and leadership skills to drive the transition to value-based healthcare and prevention.
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In this master’s in healthcare administration specialization, explore the regulations, laws, court decisions, and policies that impact health service providers. Examine and analyze the latest theories, technologies, and strategies in the field. Gain the knowledge and skills to have a seat at the decision-making table and transform healthcare in your community.
Opportunities in healthcare management and administration are growing. Seize a leadership position with an MHA from Walden. Coursework in this online program explores the trends, regulations, laws, and health policies that impact health systems. Examine the latest technologies and best practices in the field while developing the advanced business skills that today’s healthcare employers need.
Graduates of Walden’s online Master of Healthcare Administration program will be prepared to:
In today’s healthcare climate, employers want innovative leaders who can respond to community needs while elevating organizational performance. Jobs for medical and health services managers are expected to grow 20% through 2026, much faster than the national average for all occupations.2
As a healthcare professional with vision, you want to broaden your impact—and brighten your future. Trust Walden to help you achieve it. No other school graduates more MHA students.1
A master’s in healthcare administration can prepare you to take on new responsibilities and advance to leadership roles. Depending on your specialization, you can pursue career options such as:
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this MHA online program.
A Walden master’s in healthcare administration degree can potentially lead to higher earnings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for medical and health services managers was $99,730 in May 2018.2 The median annual wages for medical and health services managers in the top industries in which they worked were as follows in May 2018:2
Being a student at Walden University is one of the best things that has happened to me in my life. As a father, husband, and worker, I was able to navigate this triangular responsibility alongside my academic challenges.
Pursuing a degree from Walden is a commitment to efficiency and quality in healthcare.
The most rewarding aspect of pursuing my degree at Walden University is that I am in control of my future.
1Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) IPEDS database. Retrieved July 2018, using CIP code 51.0701 (Master’s degree – Health/Health Care Administration/Management)
2Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual job growth, and are subject to change.
3Source: www.WaldenU.edu/survey_methodology; % calculated on total number of respondents to our 2015 survey.
Note on Licensure
The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) is not a licensure-leading program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed professional in healthcare administration, healthcare leadership, nursing home administration, or other similar positions.