The Executive Education Alternative for Today’s Health Care Leaders

Online Master of Health Administration and graduate certificate programs for experienced professionals: high-quality, individualized curriculum in health care administration and management.

  • No GRE or GMAT requirements
  • Interdisciplinary curriculum focused on leadership within the health care system
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • Designed for aspiring executives within the health care industry
  • Graduate certificates available in health care administration, finance, operations, and policy and regulation

Discover the UC Master of Health Administration Program

The University of Cincinnati Master of Health Administration degree blends real-world experience with competency-based coursework to create a comprehensive and innovative learning environment. Students participate in a high-quality, individualized curriculum in health care administration and management with topics that include health finance, quality improvement, health law, health economics and health policy.

Why Choose UC for Your Online MHA Degree?

If you are seeking an institution with earned prestige, impressive rankings and respected accreditation, the University of Cincinnati meets those requirements and more:

  • The UC College of Allied Health Sciences is an innovator in distance education.
  • The online MHA program offers a unique mix of faculty with a solid reputation in the health care, law and business fields.
  • UC is categorized at the highest level of higher education, as a Doctoral/Research University – Extensive by the Carnegie Commission.
  • UC has a history of notable achievements in research, a novel curriculum and respected program accreditations.
  • UC was the first university to offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing and an emergency medicine training program.

The College of Allied Health Sciences

Now more than ever, there is an incredible demand by patients for high-quality health care services. We work to enhance and improve patients’ quality of life by discovering, teaching and applying knowledge related to the health sciences, with health administration as a major aspect of this effort. The college recognizes three universal issues in today’s health care system: cost, access and quality. We develop professionals who are dynamic leaders prepared to manage the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Online Graduate Certificates

In addition to the online MHA program, the University of Cincinnati also offers graduate certificates for working professionals interested in a specialized discipline within health care management. These include:

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration

Presents a mix of finance, economics, managerial and health care courses to help equip students with the skills needed to lead, manage and administer a health care system, hospital or hospital network.

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Operations

Illustrates how leaders can achieve cost-effective operational excellence through strategic planning and systematic decision-making skills that support a patient-centered organization.

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Finance

Offers an understanding of financial management within the health care delivery system and its effects on the continuity and quality of health care.

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Policy and Regulation

Explores the management and regulation of health care services in relation to the impact of programs and policies on the health of individuals and populations.

Everything You Need to Know

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