Master of Health Administration (MHA)
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Lead the future of healthcare. Healthcare administrators run hospital systems, hospital units, skilled-care facilities, physicians’ offices, and work in government, insurance, medical device, and insurance companies. Healthcare management is a demanding profession requiring significant commitment and education for professional managers.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the growth of positions in healthcare management will be significantly greater than other occupations. The Bureau also states that a master’s degree in healthcare administration may be necessary for those already in health care to advance in the healthcare field.
The relevance of Moravian College’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is enhanced through interdisciplinary collaboration with the MBA and MSN Program in Nursing. Best business practices are shared among student professionals from a variety of organizations representing a cross-section of the Lehigh Valley’s business community. This program is strategically designed for you to succeed in today’s complex healthcare environment.
Program admission requirements include the completion of undergraduate-level business competencies, either prior to matriculation or as part of the program; a student must have a GPA equivalent to 2.8 or higher in the business competencies to graduate. The business competency requirement for the MHA is statistics, ECON 156 Economics and Business Statistics, or its equivalent.
Don't worry—our SEMs are poised to help you knock this requirement out so you can get started on the core of your education as soon as possible.
- Leading People in Organizations
- Managing Health Care Organizations
- Health Care Economics and Financing Systems
- Law, Regulations, and Ethics in the Health Care Environment
- Epidemiology and Bioinformatics
- Policy, Quality, and Safety in Health Care
- Financial Management in Health Care
- Project Management in Health Care
Strategic Planning in Health Care Environment
- Leading Change in Organizations
Choose three elective courses such as business analytics, HR management, or supply chain management, from among the several concentrations in Moravian’s graduate Business, Education, and Nursing programs. Visit Moravian Graduate Programs & Courses to view the list of available courses. Some courses have prerequisites. An advisor will help you select your electives.
Our graduate business programs are competitively priced for affordability. We encourage you to compare costs. Tuition and fees are listed under “Financial Aid & Costs.”
How long will it take for me to complete the MHA program?
It is possible to complete the program in two years. You set the pace that meets your needs.
When must I apply for acceptance into the MHA program?
MHA classes start six different times each year. You can apply anytime and start taking your courses quickly.
How long does the admissions process take?
The process takes two weeks once we have all of your application materials.
What business competency courses do I need for the MHA program?
An undergraduate-level statistics course is a prerequisite for taking Epidemiology and Bioinformatics. You may satisfy that requirement with previous coursework, CLEP tests, professional certifications, or by taking statistics at Moravian.
The Moravian College MHA program accepts applications on a rolling basis. Classes begin in six different sessions each year. All candidates must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. In consideration, each should submit the following:
- Graduate Business Application
- Official Transcripts from all institutions previously attended
- A professional resume • Cover letter to the Admissions Committee
- Official GMAT scores - Ask about our GMAT waiver option!
- Two recommendations
- An interview
For more information about the MHA program, to speak with an advisor, or to make an appointment, call us at 610-861-1400 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Sean Rossi, Student Experience Mentor, at 610-625-7742 or via email at email@example.com.