Master of Healthcare Administration

Master of Healthcare Administration


In Eastern Oregon University’s online Master of Healthcare Administration program, students participate in practical, applied experiential learning activities to prepare for leadership and administrative roles in the field. The flexible course of study, taught by healthcare administrative professionals, prepares graduates to manage people and operations in both urban and rural health administration facilities, hospitals, private practices, specialty clinics, nursing homes, public health agencies, health insurance companies and other health services organizations. 

Program Benefits

  • Learn from the comfort of your home
  • Taught only by healthcare administrative professionals with valuable experience in the field
  • Capstone customized with real world or simulated healthcare projects
  • Urban and rural focus
  • Prepare for administrative and leadership roles in the field
  • Explore practical coursework

Learn Real-World Skills

The online Master of Healthcare Administration program curriculum is taught by healthcare administrative professionals with experience in many facets of healthcare administration allowing you to acquire practical skills that will help you advance or refocus your career. Our program is designed to balance theory with real world practical knowledge, skills and tools to help you take on today’s complex health administration challenges and creatively pursue opportunities.

Coursework includes:

  • Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Urban & Rural Health Policy & Planning   
  • Healthcare Informatics and Quality Improvement 
  • Healthcare Budgeting & Financial Management 
  • Population Health & Epidemiology
  • Healthcare and Emerging Technologies

MHA Admissions Details

  • Transfer Up to 15 Graduate Credits
  • No GRE/GMAT Required

Apply now to earn your Master of Healthcare Administration degree from EOU. Our flexible, fully online program will give you the experience you need, regardless of your schedule. Here’s what you’ll need to apply:

  • A completed online application
  • A baccalaureate degree or higher from an accredited college or university
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Official transcripts from every college-level institution attended
  • Transcripts of coursework or evidence of prerequisite knowledge in Financial Accounting, Principles of Finance and Statistics
  • Current Resume, Cover Letter & 2 letters of recommendation
  • $50 application fee

Program Outcomes

After completing the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the U.S. healthcare industry, regulatory compliance, and delivery systems, including disruptive innovations in healthcare operations and how providers will deliver care.
  • Compare and contrast today’s urban and rural healthcare systems, including delivery, finances, quality, regulatory policies and practices and compliance, organization effectiveness and clinical and support services.
  • Analyze the potential short- and long-term implications of healthcare policy and operations decisions.
  • Evaluate the efficacy of information technology in improving patient care, patient outcomes and creating a safe patient care environment.
  • Analyze the impact of social policy, finance, regulations and legislation on healthcare for individuals, groups, communities and populations on the professional practice of healthcare management.
  • Analyze and interpret financial information needed to make long-term decisions for a healthcare organization.
  • Incorporate the principles of quality management for improving outcomes in healthcare organizations.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in conflict management, problem-solving, entrepreneurial thinking, team leadership and communication skills.
  • Integrate healthcare ethics and diversity, equity and inclusion into healthcare leadership practice.

Join a Field That Needs Experts

  • Our program gives students the experience they need to succeed in healthcare administration, and our experienced and distinguished faculty is here to support and guide them every step of the way.
  • Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 32 percent from 2020 to 2030
  • About 51,800 openings for medical and health services managers are projected each year, on average, over the decade.

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