Online Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Lead and Transform in Healthcare

Accessible, Affordable. You Can Do This!

Gain the knowledge and innovative skills required to lead and transform the dynamic field of healthcare administration with Sacred Heart University’s online Master of Health Administration degree.

Students in this exciting program will learn about topics essential to managing the complex and ever-evolving healthcare industry. The course of study is made up of interdisciplinary coursework focusing on improving healthcare policy and its intersection with economics, finance, law, ethics, quality, leadership and strategic planning.

$725 per credit

Complete In As Few As Two Years

No GRE/GMAT Required

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MHA Courses

The 37 credit hours of coursework in the online MHA program at SHU cover a variety of topics, including healthcare informatics, data analytics, global health and more.

Management of Healthcare Organization

Learn about the challenges faced in healthcare administration and potential solutions using practical approaches.

Strategic Management & Marketing in Healthcare Organizations

Explore an organized, logical and stepwise approach to the strategic management process, including methods for assessing key features of organizational environments.

Healthcare Informatics

Get a high-level overview of the use of technology in healthcare and how its use can be leveraged for organizational value.

Health Policy, Law & Ethics

Examine the impact of legal factors affecting patient/client care and the operations and administration of healthcare facilities and systems.

Why Online Learning is Right for You

The advantages of online learning are obvious – you don’t have to pause your career or rearrange your life to earn the degree you need to take your career to the next level. Another key factor is fit – making sure a school feels right to you. Sacred Heart’s Center for Career & Professional Development will welcome you as if you had just walked through the door here in Fairfield. With an exclusive, online recruiting system of 10,000+ employers, one-on-one career counseling, resume workshops, and an active alumni network of more than 35,000, you can rest assured knowing that our campus reaches wherever you are.

In-Demand Health Administration Careers

Demand in healthcare administration occupations is always growing, and an MHA sets you up for success in a variety of high-paying opportunities in the industry. According to Payscale, the average healthcare administrator salary is $88,216.1 Graduates of this program will be prepared to take on roles within healthcare systems and organizations such as:

  • Home-health agencies
  • Large provider organizations
  • Multi-hospital health systems
  • Nursing homes
  • State health departments

You Belong with SHU!

Our mission to prepare students for lives of professional success and personal and spiritual growth excludes no one. And it’s because of that mission and the spirited way we live it that students of different faiths, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds have made SHU the launching pad for their dreams and ambitions.

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  1. “Average Healthcare Administrator Salary.” Retrieved on August 5, 2022 from