Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship

St. Charles, Mo. / St. Louis, Mo.
Healthcare Administration (MHA)

St. Charles, Mo. / St. Louis, Mo.
Healthcare Administration (MHA)

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Designed for Busy Adults in the Healthcare Field

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) offered in On-campus, Online, and Hybrid formats.

St. Charles / St. Louis
Healthcare Administration Degree Program

The Lindenwood University Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA) is a 36-45 credit hour program. Classes meet weekly, providing an opportunity to interact with your professor and peers through a collective exchange, to address the complex challenges of today’s healthcare industry.

The healthcare administration masters program is one of the most highly sought-after graduate degrees for professionals who are currently working in a healthcare setting. The job outlook through 2022 is expected to grow by 23 percent, the average pay rate is high and graduates find their careers to be both challenging and rewarding.

The knowledge you gain in this  St. Charles / St. Louis healthcare administration master’s degree program will enhance your experience as a healthcare professional and add to enhanced skills to a bachelor's degree in medical and health services. Earning an MHA in healthcare administration is a step toward a career as a healthcare administrator.

Financing Your MHA

Your education is an important investment. Grants and loans are available, and Lindenwood University offers financial aid assistance for all students. Please contact our admissions office with questions or to start the process of applying for financial aid.

Healthcare Administration Faculty

An MHA from Lindenwood University is recognized throughout the Midwest as a high-quality, proclaimed program. The rigorous academic curriculum was developed by distinguished professionals with real-world experience. The program utilizes theory-based materials and encompasses the important elements related to focused involvement in healthcare settings. This model of learning will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge applicable to your career in healthcare.

Earning a Master of Healthcare Administration Degree

The healthcare administration curriculum was designed for practicing professionals in the health and human service professions like you, and will lead you to work in executive positions in various hospital and medical departments, physician group practices, and eldercare facilities.

What Can I Do with a Healthcare Administration Degree?

Most graduates seek work in hospitals, community, and private health clinics, nursing homes, health insurance firms, group practices, the government, state or local health departments, and colleges. As an administrator, you will concentrate on quality of service, coordinate, and execute medical and health services, follow healthcare regulations and financial management, and evaluate and implement technology standards in departments or practices. Administrators work with medical professionals including doctors, nurses, technicians, and other medical personnel. No matter what career path you choose, your master of arts in healthcare administration from Lindenwood University will have you prepared.

Hear From Our Alumni

"The opportunity to earn my master’s degree from Lindenwood University not only bolstered my knowledge in Healthcare Administration but assisted in catapulting my career to a senior level position with Anders CPAs + Advisors. The Professors at Lindenwood are truly committed, care about their students and do everything possible to help you become successful. While earning my degree at Lindenwood, I was honored with the 2017 Graduate Healthcare Management award from the Mid-America Healthcare Executives Forum. The credibility of having a master’s in healthcare administration has assisted me as a National Instructor for Medical Staff Services and as a published author. Thank you, Lindenwood University, for serving as a catalyst to advance my professional development, knowledge, and skillset by offering a flexible and convenient learning platform."

- Merella
Senior Consultant + Health Care Services, Anders CPAs + Advisors