Online Master of Healthcare Administration

100% Online Master of Healthcare Administration
100% Online Master of Healthcare Administration
Make a meaningful impact on the future of healthcare and your career with an HPU MHA. High Point University offers its students an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people.
Vision

We will be recognized as a leading online Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) accredited MHA program in the United States through offering an extraordinary education and producing graduates who transform healthcare.

Mission

Prepare healthcare professionals with practical leadership skills, mentorship, critical thinking, and decision-making capabilities in a convenient online environment to advance their career in healthcare settings.

The High Point Advantage

For nearly a century, High Point University has offered students an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. Top-ranked and nationally recognized, HPU is proud to be the premier life skills university where mentorship matters.

High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences prepares compassionate professionals to confidently meet the demands of a changing healthcare environment focused on interprofessional team-based delivery of healthcare. Through excellent scholarship and dedication to evidence-based and student-centered education, we aim to achieve optimal outcomes and significant impact.

Our fully online Master of Healthcare Administration brings the High Point advantage of inspiring mentorship and real-world experiences into a flexible, and convenient virtual format. Make a meaningful impact on the future of healthcare and your career with an HPU MHA.

WHY AN MHA DEGREE FROM HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY
High Point University MHA Students Best Healthcare Administration Program Online in North Carolina
MEET THE HEALTHCARE OF TOMORROW
-Gain the visionary knowledge to lead healthcare organizations into the future with an in- demand MHA.
-Balance analytical skills for patient outcomes and systems efficiencies with the emotional intelligence and communication to effectively manage people, resources, and patient needs.
-Build broad industry knowledge and the confidence to make a difference in your career and beyond.
Master Healthcare Administration Online Program Student High Point University
FOCUSED EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE
Prepare to be an extraordinary, evidence-driven decision maker in the healthcare sector with the unique value of HPU’s faculty experts and industry partnerships. Benefit from hands-on and relevant coursework in concentration options like governance and health informatics. Engage with a diverse cohort to expand both your network and your vision for your career as a strategic healthcare leader.
Online Student MHA High Point University Master Healthcare Administration
IMPACT OUTCOMES WITH BALANCE
Broaden your scope of knowledge and opportunities with a respected MHA from an institution with a proven record of excellence in educating healthcare leaders. Set your own pace in flexible, online courses that follow CAHME guidelines with balance for working professionals. Earn industry-relevant certificates and hands-on experience as you progress to a futureproof MHA in as little as 2 years.

The top most important competencies fall in five domains that graduate health care management students should achieve before entering the workforce include:

  1. Leadership
  2. Critical Thinking and Analysis
  3. Management
  4. Culture and Community Engagement
  5. Communication

Source: St. Louis University Competency Model, CAHME Mentorship Circle Educational Series, April 16, 2020.

The MHA is a 46-credit hour curriculum with students beginning in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Courses such as Leading with Impact, Advanced Leadership, Strategic Management, Healthcare Finance, Human Resources in Healthcare, Healthcare Information Technology, Organization Culture, The Economics of Healthcare and Organizational Communications are included in the competency-based curriculum. In addition, an optional International Immersion course will give the MHA students an opportunity to experience healthcare in another country.

Dr. Scott W. Goodspeed

Scott W. Goodspeed. DHA, FACHE has been appointed Professor of Medical Sciences and Founding Director, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Program, High Point University in the Congdon School of Health Sciences, Department of Medical Sciences.

Prior to this, Scott was the Program Director, Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership, Brown University and Professor of the Practice, Health Services, Policy, and Practice, School of Public Health.

Scott has been President and CEO of four hospitals in three states, has deep industry experience and a national reputation in governance. Scott consulted with healthcare organizations across the United States and is a nationally recognized speaker. He has authored and delivered over 500 presentations to various professional associations and healthcare organizations on topics such as strategic planning, health industry trends, 21st century governance, and constructive cultures.

Scott’s first book is titled “Community Stewardship: Applying the Five Principles of Contemporary Governance,” published by American Hospital Publishing. In 2021, Scott was recognized by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) for its Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award for Significant Contribution to ACHE and the Field of Healthcare Leadership. Scott has a Master of Hospital Administration from the University of Minnesota and a Doctorate in Health Administration and Leadership from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Goodspeed Scott High Point University

  • BS degree or equivalent
  • No GRE Required
  • Submit official transcript
  • Personal statement- Please describe your background and interest in healthcare administration, what leadership skills are most important to you and your career goals
  • Resume
  • Interview
  • Recommendations: include comments about academic performance, intellectual potential, notable accomplishments, and motivation for the program of study

The Fall 2022 term begins on August 22, and students will take one 3-credit courses a term. Each 3-credit course will deliver 6.25 hours of instruction per week which will equate to 37.5 hours per course. Below is the schedule for the first year of the MHA program.

Fall 2022 Term A August 22 –September 30
  Term B October 17 – November 22
Spring 2023 Term A January 9 – February 17
  Term B March 6 – April 6
Summer 2023 Term A May 8 – June 16
  Term B June 26 – July 28

 

Join us to learn more about the MHA Program. Information Sessions will be held via Teams.
All information sessions will be held by Dr. Scott W. Goodspeed, FACHE


January 26, 2022, at 5:00pm
February 9, 2022, at 12:00pm
February 23, 2022, at 5:00pm
March 9, 2022, at 12:00pm
March 23, 2022, at 5:00pm

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Top-ranked and nationally recognized, HPU is proud to be the premier life skills university where mentorship matters.

High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences prepares compassionate professionals to confidently meet the future of healthcare. Through excellent scholarship and dedication to evidence-based and student-centered education, we aim to achieve optimal outcomes and significant impact.

TOP COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES

  • Faculty with executive healthcare experience offering concentrations in organization culture, health informatics and governance where the courses are customized to the student’s career aspirations.
  • MHA provides students the opportunity to expand their knowledge of healthcare; learn in a fully online environment without interrupting one’s career; and join a diverse group of students.
  • Students will learn competencies in five important domains including: Leadership, Critical Thinking and Analysis, Management, Culture and Community Engagement and Communication.
  • Courses are designed to deliver leadership life skills needed to manage in a changing and unpredictable healthcare environment. The Program begins in the Fall of 2022.
  • Opportunity to learn from world class industry leaders.
  • Professional development and mentorship focused on advancing one’s career led by Scott W. Goodspeed, DHA, FACHE so every student receives individualized attention.
  • Affordable tuition.
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