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Online Master of Health Administration

At Regis, we give you more pathways to pursue your goals in health care administration. As a dedicated leader of health administration education, we welcome ambition-driven, self-motivated professionals like you from all health care settings. You can build expert-level health care, business, and policy skills and filter them through your personal experience to create a management style that’s effective across the health care landscape, and one that’s all your own.

Why earn your MHA now? Higher standards for health care leadership and management are required in today’s environment. With industry-altering health laws and regulations, changing health care economics, greater use of technology, and new models of delivery, tomorrow’s health care leaders must be prepared to tackle multiple challenges in health administration.

Health Administration by the Numbers

  • 17% The projected growth of jobs for medical and health service managers from 2014 to 2024 — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • 333,000 The number of health service managers working in health care at the state, local, and private level in 2014 — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • 56,300 The projected increase of MHA-related jobs from 2014 to 2024 — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Why choose Regis for your master’s in health care administration?

Reputation for Academic Excellence

The online MHA is a virtual extension of our highly regarded on-campus program. Regis is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Health Care Expertise

Our courses are taught by active health administration professionals who have an insider’s perspective on the leadership and management competencies the field demands, and we design our curriculum to build those skills. Unlike many health care administration graduate programs, our curriculum also gives you an in-depth view of the political and policy context in which health care services are paid for and delivered.

Dedication to Social Justice

Our commitment to social justice and lifelong learning isn’t summed up in one lecture; it’s woven into each course. Our MHA degree is designed to help you make lasting change in health care by leading and managing organizations to increase access to high-quality health care for all people.

Supportive Environment

We’re here to support you. By offering our distinguished MHA online with several degrees of student support and no GRE requirements, we’re opening the door for health care professionals to tackle the growing complexities of the industry, assume more responsibility, and increase your autonomy and leadership in the field.

What can you learn with our MHA?

Our MHA is designed to help you see health care administration from a business, policy, and patient perspective. Develop your strategic management style. Learn about the ethics, governance, finances, and policies that shape health care organizations at the highest level. Bring your expertise to the community through effective public relations and by creating public health awareness. Use your knowledge to help health care organizations and public health programs evolve technologically and maximize health informatics. Develop important leadership qualities, including:

  • Critical thinking
  • Professional and interpersonal communication
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Strategic planning

  • Organization
  • Accounting and financial literacy
  • Technical literacy

What can you do with an MHA?

Roles for health care administration graduates vary widely based on region, scope, patient populations, and your desired area of focus. But because the health landscape is so vast, there’s plenty of opportunity, ranging from entry-level jobs to middle management to the C-suite.

MHA-related job titles:

Hospital CEO

$159,891*

Chief Nursing Officer

$118,536*

Chief Operations Officer

$105,339*

Health Informatics Specialist

$60,692**

Health Care Actuary

$110,000**

Health Information Manager

$58,000**

Hospital Administrator

$96,336*

Assisted Living Administrator

$81,760*

Pharmaceutical Quality Director

$129,756*

Health Care Marketing Manager

$73,000**

Hospital Media Relations Specialist

$52,000**
*Median salaries according to January 2016 reports from Payscale.com
**Median salaries according to May 6, 2016 reports from Indeed.com

Where can you work with an MHA?

Health care administration graduates work wherever health care is delivered or administered.

Where MHA graduates work:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing and residential long-term care facilities
  • Primary care and specialty care practices
  • Ambulatory and outpatient care
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Insurance companies and government agencies
  • Home health services
  • Public health programs and agencies

About Regis

As a leader in education, Regis is dedicated to offering programs with a holistic view of health care and designed for the future of the field. Through cutting-edge coursework, industry-active faculty members, and an array of majors and graduate programs, Regis has been able to positively impact the educational community, health care landscape, and personal lives of students nationwide.
“In recent years, Regis has become a powerhouse for professional and graduate education in nursing and health sciences. As a result, our university has become increasingly visible locally, nationally, and internationally.”
President Dr. Antoinette Hays, RN, Ph.D.
When you choose Regis, you join a closely-knit community with big university benefits. As a Regis student, you have the opportunity to build a solid health care foundation, lasting professional connections, and the specialized expertise you need to expand your skills and perspective. Prepare to enter in-demand fields such as nursing and health administration confidently with an education of the highest standard.

Let’s move forward

Wherever you are in your career and wherever you want to be, look to Regis for a direct path. Fill out our form to learn more about our program options or to get started on your advanced health care degree today.