Inspiring Healthcare Leaders

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) is a 21-month, 48-hour program designed for those seeking early career positions within the healthcare industry. It is ideal for those currently in the workforce as the courses are offered exclusively in the evenings.

Built upon a foundation of 23 competencies, the degree provides students with a health systems perspective based on an understanding of health and disease, as well as the economic and social factors that influence the industry. In addition, students are provided a wide range of opportunities to gain real-world healthcare experience.

  • Career Potential

    Earning Potential

    The national average salary for positions in the medical and health services management industry was $113,000 in May 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    Industry Growth

    The number of positions in the health services management industry is projected to continue to grow at a rapid pace. Texas is home to the second-highest number of healthcare management professionals in the country at just over 30,000.

    Community Impact

    Make a difference and improve the lives of people everyday. Healthcare executives care deeply about the people they work with and serve.

  • Curriculum

    The MHA is a 48-hour degree program that focuses on and integrates managerial responsibilities, functions and roles related to:

    • Human resources management
    • Budgeting and financial decision making
    • Legal and ethical issues
    • Quality and continuous improvement
    • Information management
    • Marketing
    • Health policy and strategic thinking

  • Our Students

    Careers

    Our graduates have been employed in the following settings since 2015:

    • 26% – Hospital or Health Systems
    • 19% – Medical Clinics or Physician Practices
    • 11% – Pursued further education
    • 9% – Military or VA system
    • 6% – Healthcare consulting

    Student Statistics

    • 86% – Average program completion rate (since 2015)
    • 86% – Average employment percentage of our graduates (since 2015)