Earn Your Master’s in Healthcare Administration
Earn Your Master’s in Healthcare Administration
Gain the leadership skills to advance your career and transform the future of healthcare when you earn your MHA degree online at High Point University.

The demand for skilled healthcare management professionals is on the rise. Earn your master’s in healthcare administration online at High Point University and prepare to advance in your career and perform as an extraordinary leader within the healthcare sector. You’ll engage in practical hands-on coursework that will instill the knowledge and analytical skills you need to effectively guide healthcare organizations. The MHA degree will also develop your communication and decision-making skills to confidently manage people, resources and patient needs.

An online MHA degree to fit your busy schedule

Earn your MHA degree at your own pace in our fully online program. You’ll complete online courses that follow competency-based guidelines and were developed with working professionals in mind. This means you can earn industry-relevant certificates and get hands-on experience as you progress to a future-proof MHA degree in as little as two years.

About the Master of Healthcare Administration Program

The online master’s in healthcare administration at High Point University offers opportunities to take the healthcare curriculum and apply it in real-world settings. This experiential focus helps you develop life and career skills that will prepare you for greater leadership roles within the healthcare industry.

  • Future-focused experiences: Gain the visionary knowledge to lead healthcare organizations into the future with an in- demand master’s in healthcare administration degree.
  •  Broad-based education. Diversify your skillset in a program that integrates a wide range of expertise in health professions and business/leadership.
  • Flexibility for working professionals: This fully online master’s in healthcare administration offers inspiring mentorship and real-world experience in a flexible and convenient virtual format.

Our Innovative MHA Degree Curriculum

The master’s in healthcare administration at HPU is a 46-credit-hour program that has coursework beginning in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. With an emphasis on leadership and critical thinking, the program features courses that will prepare you to be an innovative, evidence-driven decision maker in the healthcare sector, such as:

  • Leading With Impact
  • Advanced Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Healthcare Finance
  • Human Resources in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Information Technology
  • Organization Culture

Choose from three concentrations — organization culture, health informatics and governance — and benefit from HPU’s faculty experts and industry partnerships. You’ll also have regular opportunities to learn from and interact with HPU’s “Experts in Residence” — nationally and internationally known leaders, authors and innovators whose expertise is relevant to our students’ career interests.

In addition, the healthcare administration master’s degree at HPU offers 12-credit micro-credentials in three competency areas as well as an optional International Immersion course that gives MHA students an opportunity to experience healthcare in another country.

Welcome From HPU’s MHA Leaders

High Point University is at the forefront of healthcare education and in the past 10 years has invested more than $200 million in state-of-the-art health professions programs and science facilities. Our online master’s in healthcare administration builds on the university’s proven track record of excellence in educating healthcare professionals, offering direct connections to industry leaders and expert faculty.

Dr. Scott W. Goodspeed, MHA, DHA, FACHE is the Founding Director of the Master of Healthcare Administration Program in the HPU Congdon School of Health Sciences, Department of Medical Sciences. Prior to his various roles in healthcare education, he served as President and CEO of four hospitals in three states, has deep industry experience and a national reputation in governance.

Why Choose HPU for Your MHA Degree Online?

It’s a challenge for today’s employers to find strong candidates with background and experience using data in the healthcare industry. Our online master’s in healthcare administration is specifically designed to help you build the skills to understand and apply data to healthcare management.

As the premier life skills university, HPU is nationally recognized for its excellence in scholarship and caring faculty mentors who demonstrate their dedication to leadership, communication and collaboration.

Whichever program or concentration you choose at HPU, you’ll benefit from access to cutting-edge software, collaboration with distinguished faculty and peers and hands-on experience that will give you meaningful experiences to share with potential employers.

Learn more about what makes High Point University so extraordinary.

Apply to the Online MHA Degree Program at HPU

Our online master’s in healthcare administration brings the High Point advantage of inspiring mentorship and real-world experiences into a flexible virtual format. Most students complete the MHA degree online within two years.

While a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) and official transcripts are necessary to be considered for admission, a GRE is not required.

Learn more about admissions requirements and tuition for High Point University’s MHA degree.

What Can You Do With an MHA Degree?

Earning an online master’s in healthcare administration at High Point University will prepare you to confidently meet the demands of a changing healthcare environment focused on interprofessional team-based delivery of healthcare.

You will expand on your current professional experiences and build the hard and soft skills — such as emotional intelligence, leadership and communication — you need to effectively lead and manage in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Your MHA degree from HPU will prepare you for a variety of healthcare-related fields such as:

  •  Hospital or healthcare system CEO, vice president
  • Long-term care administrator
  • Healthcare consultant
  • Hospital HR manager
  •  Practice manager
  • Chief Medical Officer or clinical director
  •  Department manager
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