The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program from The Master’s University Online is a comprehensive graduate program that combines leadership skills with a biblical worldview on healthcare management.

The Master of Healthcare Administration program is designed for aspiring healthcare professionals who are committed to integrating their faith with their administrative responsibilities in the healthcare industry.

The MHA program provides students with a strong foundation in healthcare management principles, including healthcare policy, economics, finance, human resources, and strategic planning. In addition, the program emphasizes ethical decision-making, servant leadership, and compassionate care, integrating biblical principles into the curriculum.

Graduates of the MHA program from The Master’s University Online are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and values to excel as healthcare leaders who are committed to upholding a biblical worldview in their professional practice. They are prepared to serve as administrators, executives, and leaders in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare organizations, with a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities of the healthcare industry with a strong biblical foundation.


For a complete list of requirements for this degree please see our academic catalog.

HA500 3 Units

Provides a broad introduction to the U.S. healthcare system, including an overview of the history of the U.S. healthcare system, significant concepts in healthcare operations, legal and ethical issues in healthcare, the role of government, and public and private financing.

HA510 3 Units

Introduces leadership from a healthcare perspective, including the specific leadership competencies related to healthcare along with well-established leadership theories and models. Reviews leadership from a Biblical point-of-view in the form of Servant Leadership. Presents the vital health leadership skills of self-assessment and self-reflection.

HA520 3 Units

This course presents an overview of the legal issues facing the healthcare industry. It provides students with a basic working knowledge of health law. It is a comprehensive and inclusive review of a wide variety of healthcare legal issues. Students are provided with a realistic knowledge of health law and its application to the real world.

FIN540 3 Units

A comprehensive study of finance for the executive manager learning to utilize the financial tools to analyze and interpret the financial health of an enterprise.  Students will have practical learning experiences to understand financial concepts used in corporations and small businesses to become skillful in financial planning and analysis.

HA530 3 Units

Provides a basic overview of human resource functions and roles in healthcare organizations. Topics include the strategic role of HRM, employment laws and policies, job design and analysis, retention, compliance, benefits, and compensation.

HA540 3 Units

Breaks down the strategy and operations of hospitals and throughout the continuum of care: from ED, hospital admission, discharge to home, or short or long-term care facility.

HA545 3 Units

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HA550 3 Units

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HA560 3 Units

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HA570 3 Units

Explores the role of healthcare technology and its use to help support quality patient outcomes and increased efficiency within healthcare operations. How technology supports the consumer model of healthcare, as well as the influencing factors as well as barriers to the implementation of healthcare technology within organizations. Analysis of data produced in healthcare and how to apply data mining strategies to use meaningful data to support healthcare initiatives in the real world.

HA580 3 Units

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HA590 3 Units

This course brings together the totality of instruction of the MHA program, culminating in a capstone assignment that makes the transition from theory to practice. Students will evaluate, research, and create a project based on a comprehensive, hypothetical case study simulation. In addition, students will sharpen their analytical skills by breaking down several case studies across the healthcare spectrum.

Career Outcomes

The MHA program prepares students to fulfill their leadership potential as Christians in the world of healthcare.

MHA Career Outcomes.

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Healthcare Services Manager
  • Healthcare Operations Manager
  • Medical Practice Administrator
Admissions Requirements

The Master’s University is committed to providing quality Christian education to believers around the world.

To be admitted as a graduate, degree-seeking student in the School of Online Education, you must meet the following requirements:*

  • Have a clear profession of faith in Jesus Christ as your personal Savior.
  • Have completed a bachelor’s degree at a regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.75.
  • Submit official transcripts from all other colleges and universities attended.
  • *Individual programs may have additional requirements.
Number of Credit Hours
Per Credit
Total Avg. Cost
Class Type
8-Week, 100% Online