Online Master of Healthcare Administration | Concordia University

Online Master of Healthcare Administration

Concordia University Irvine

Preparing today’s healthcare leaders.

The online Master of Healthcare Administration will help you develop the knowledge and critical-thinking skills required of today’s healthcare professionals. Focusing on the management of a wide variety of healthcare institutions, this graduate degree program will prepare you for multiple career paths and empower you to fully live out a life of learning, service, and leadership.

Healthcare reform in the United States has increased the number of job opportunities, making the health administration career field a promising occupational track. Recently named by Forbes among the master’s degrees affording the best long-term opportunities, a Master of Healthcare Administration will empower you with the strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities needed in today’s health service organizations.

Some of the benefits of Concordia University’s MHA:

  • Earn your degree in 24 months taking 1, 7-week course at a time.
  • Classes are offered in an online format.
  • Project-based learning in your capstone practicum.
  • Unique focus on leadership designed around the common competency domains developed by the Healthcare Leadership Alliance.
  • Strong relations with local healthcare industries and practitioner faculty.

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Delivery options.

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Online delivery. The Master of Healthcare Administration is offered through an online instructional delivery approach.

With this option, you will be able to participate in an on campus orientation at our campus during the first Saturday of the first class. After your on campus orientation, you will complete twelve seven-week courses, taking one course at a time. During weeks 1, 3, 5, and 7 you will participate in Live Virtual Meeting to review key components and content of the course, answer questions, and conduct project presentations. You will also join Virtual Group Sessions during weeks 2, 4, and 6. This will provide you with the opportunity for collaboration and teamwork while developing interpersonal skills necessary for the workplace.

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Start dates.

Term Start Date
Fall August 18, 2018
Spring March 2, 2019

The MHA program consists of 12, 7-week courses offered in a 2-year program format. Courses are offered during the spring, summer, and fall terms, with 2 courses offered each term. Applications are now being accepted for the August 2018 start date.

Project-based capstone.

Your capstone course will be an “integrative exercise” that focuses on leadership and management issues in healthcare organizations. Designed as an individual or team project, you may work with other classmates in a consultant role to a local healthcare organization who has submitted a project proposal. You will define the issue, negotiate a contract, and present assessments and recommendations for action. The course will require integration of various disciplines into a comprehensive and practical framework. In the process, you will have the opportunity to examine and develop your own management skills.

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Well-connected in the healthcare industry.

You will receive the highest level of instruction from both full-time faculty and practitioner faculty with current, working knowledge in the field of healthcare. The professors in the MHA program are actively engaged in the healthcare profession, committed to the professional development of their students, and often stay connected even after graduation.

Additionally, Concordia University has developed strong relations with local healthcare industries, providing access to executives who lead and direct a diverse workforce and make for excellent professional resources.

Tuition and fees.

2018-2019 tuition and fees are listed here for your convenience, but are subject to change without notice.

Tuition/Fee Cost
Application Fee $50
Graduation Fee

Graduation fee

Tuition $615/unit
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