CAREERS
The MHA prepares you for entry-, mid- and senior-level healthcare positions depending on your prior experience. These positions require visionary individuals skilled in strategic and critical thinking as they manage and lead a wide array of healthcare organizations. Possible careers include: hospital administrator, long-term care director, group practice manager, senior department manager, and community and public health managers.

FORMAT
Online. Main Campus and select CMU Centers may be available in the future.

NUMBER OF CREDITS
51

COST
Standard Graduate Course Rate
See current cost per credit hour at cmich.edu/global/finances

Federal employee discount link: 

Military discount link:


APPLICATION CHECK LIST
  • Online application at apply.cmich.edu/Home/GlobalCampus
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts to CMU
  • Professional résumé
  • Three letters of reference
  • Personal statement
  • TOEFL iBT scores if you are from a non-English speaking country

REQUIRED COURSES (45 hours)*
HSL 611 Healthcare Administration and Ethical Compliance
HSL 621 Healthcare Operations and Structures
HSL 631 Healthcare Law, Compliance and Risk Management
HSL 641 Healthcare Economics and Policy Implication
HSL 651 Fundamentals of Healthcare Finance
HSL 661 Healthcare Planning and Marketing
MGT 643 Human Resource Management
MHA 601 Statistics for Health Professionals
MHA 602 Managerial Epidemiology
MHA 603 Health Informatics and Quality Improvement
MHA 604 Quantitative Decision-Making for Health Administration
MHA 605 International Health Systems, Policy and Administration
MSA 601 Organizational Dynamics and Human Behavior
MSA 602 Financial Analysis, Planning and Control
MSA 603 Strategic Planning for the Administrator

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (6 hours)*
Select one of the following in consultation with an academic advisor.
MHA 697 Health Administration Field Experience
MHA 698 Health Administration Graduate Thesis
MHA 699 Health Administration Internship**

*Courses are subject to change.

**The six-credit hour internship is required of those with little or no experience in health administration.

Request More Information
If you would like more information regarding the Master of Health Administration Degree, either on campus or online, please follow our REQUEST FOR INFORMATION link and fill in the required information and a representative will reach out to you with further information that will meet your needs.

For online questions, call 877-268-4636 or email cmuglobal@cmich.edu.

For main campus questions, call 989-774-1196 or email MHA@cmich.edu.