What is this course all about?
Management in Health Administration is a course specially designed for students who want to gain insights into health care management fields and want to pursue leadership and managerial positions in healthcare settings. The course provides the students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills about the various aspects of healthcare department.
  • The duration for this full-time course is 42 credit hours.
  • Intake
    Start Date
    Application Deadline
    I-20 Request Deadline
    Begin Course Registration
     Fall 1, 2019
     August 19, 2019
     June 7, 2019
     June 21, 2019
     April 8, 2019
     Fall 2, 2019
     October 21, 2019
     August 9, 2019
     August 23, 2019
     April 8, 2019
     Spring 1, 2020
     January 6, 2020
     October 25, 2019
     November 8, 2019
     October 28, 2019
     Spring 2, 2020
     March 16, 2020
     January 8, 2020
     January 17, 2019
     October 28, 2019
     Summer 2020
     May 25, 2020
     March 16, 2020
     March 30, 2020
     March 5, 2020
  • 1. Undergraduate degree
    2. Baccalaureate degree from a U.S. accredited institution
    3. Online Application with USD 50 application fee
    4. Official transcripts
    5. Certificate of Finance
    6. Passport
    7. Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above
     
    English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English Proficiency test scores are mentioned below
    English Test
    Minimum Score Required
    IELTS
    Minimum 6.5
    TOEFL
    iBT 80 or PBT 575
    Pearson Treat of English Academic
    Minimum 53
    Cambridge Academic English
    176
  • Students are provided with a dynamic curriculum that covers all the major healthcare topics and concepts. The faculty members at Webster University are very dedicated and knowledgeable who include practitioners, medical specialists and healthcare administrators. In this way, students get a chance to learn from the experiences of real medical instructors who have a specialised experience in their respective fields. There are small class sizes, which help in lively discussions, as the teacher student ratio is very small.

  • MHA Health Administration program at Webster University is a full time on campus programme.

  • The course curriculum comprises of the concepts and theories of the health care industry, which facilitate in developing the requisite skills. 42 credit hours are needed for Masters of Health Administration.

    It includes the following courses:
     

    1. Organization and Management in Health Administration

    2. Business Communication and Technology

    3. Human Resource Management in Health Administration

    4. Financial Management in Health Administration

    5. Financial Analysis in Health Administration

    6. Statistics for Health Administration

    7. Issues in Health Policy

    8. Health Administration Law

    9. Healthcare Strategy and Marketing

    10. Process Improvement in Health Administration

    11. Healthcare Informatics

    12. Integrated Studies in Health Administration

    Apart from this, the student can choose two elective courses provided in this major or from the course curriculum.

  • Estimated Costs for the 2019-2020 Academic Year for Graduate International Students
    Location
    Tuition
    Living Expenses
    Health Insurance
    Total
     St. Louis
     $18,000
     $16,030
     $2,475
     $36,505
     Orlando
     $15,120
     $18,800
     $2,475
     $36,395
     Irvine
     $18,720
     $20,835
     $2,475
     $42,030
     
    Living Expenses include estimates for housing, food, personal care, entertainment, and books.
    Health Insurance is mandatory for all international students unless they have a government-sponsored health insurance.

Why study this course?

Healthcare administration is one of the largest and most significant components of healthcare industry. Pursuing this course helps to accelerate career as a skilled healthcare administrator and offers an in-depth knowledge of healthcare industry. This is a highly ranked course on completion of which, students are able to secure fellowship employment opportunities.

 

Is it worth doing MHA Health Administration?

If you are interested in progressing your career in healthcare industry, then this programme can be considered because it prepares the students with the requisite skills and expertise to be a leader and solve the healthcare problems effectively. This course is a total worth because of demand of efficient healthcare administrators with experiential knowledge.

 

Who is this course for?


This professional programme is perfect for those working professionals who have a minimal experience in healthcare field and want to enhance their skills by learning about the theories and concepts of healthcare system. All those who have a desire to learn advance medical aspects and operations, can pursue this course and further apply their skills in the healthcare industry.

 

What is the scope and future of MHA Health Administration?

After completion of this course, medical and health service managers can progress their career by moving into higher leadership positions with more responsibility as they have learnt about the field comprehensively. MHA degree holders work as the planners, directors and coordinators of the medical health services. They practically apply the theories and techniques learnt in order to deliver high quality service. Professionals can work in hospitals, nursing homes, health care organizations, clinics and other health care centres.

Average Salary

Students with MHA in Health Administration earn an average salary of USD 75000 in USA.

https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Degree=Master_of_Health_Administration_(MHA)/Salary

 

Do I need work experience to pursue this course?

Students must have a minimum 1 year relevant work experience for pursuing this programme.

 

What will I learn through this course? (Learning Outcomes)

During MHA in Health Administration programme, students will attain expertise in planning, decision-making, time management, delegation and problem solving. They will be able to develop skills that are required for managing effective teams and simultaneously understanding human behaviour in a corporate setup. They will also excel in demonstrating dynamic communication skills required while displaying different leadership styles in healthcare segment.

 

FAQ’S

1. What is the career scope of this course?

After pursuing MHA from Webster University, students are provided with ample job opportunities. The future in healthcare industry is very bright and employment in this sector is very high.

 

2. Is any dual degree specialisation available?

Yes, students get a chance to pursue dual degree specialisation, which is Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Health Administration (MBA/MHA).