Master of Healthcare Administration Careers & Outcomes

  • Alumni surveys report the MHA program was an extremely good (30%) and good (60%) investment, with 40% very likely and 50% likely to recommend the program to others. Check out more student outcome data.

    The MHA program will help you to advance your career and make a meaningful impact on the healthcare delivery systems in your organization. The relevant and robust curriculum, professional peer collaboration and faculty administrative expertise will give you the knowledge and insight needed to approach emerging issues from an evidence-based practice.

    Employment of healthcare executives is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026. MHA alumni and students represent all arenas of healthcare, including long-term care, hospitals, clinics, home health, government health departments, assisted living, sales and insurance. Students in the program generally possess six to 10 years of professional experience, although some students have more than 25 years of experience.

    Jobs you will be qualified for upon completion of the MHA program include administrator of a hospital, physician group, hospice or elderly long-term care facility, insurance company, medical manufacturer, public health facility and more. While median salary for healthcare administrators is about $96,000, actual salaries vary by size and type of facility, region, professional certifications, etc.

    MHA alumni enjoy a 91 percent placement rate, with 80 percent working in healthcare within three months of graduating and 90 percent working in healthcare within one year of graduating.