Advance in Healthcare Administration with an Online MHA

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) at Mercy College offers a cutting-edge curriculum designed to equip healthcare professionals with the leadership and ethical decision-making skills required for dynamic healthcare environments. This fully online program enables you to balance your professional commitments while advancing your career. With a focus on evidence-based decision-making, diversity, and ethical management, the MHA degree prepares you for leadership roles in various healthcare settings.

Mercy College's MHA program is one of only a few programs in the country that has focused its entire curriculum on healthcare business; you'll find no generic business courses in the program.

Transform Your Career with an Online MHA

Dive deep into the aspects of healthcare delivery systems, financial management, health policy, and law through our online MHA program. Our faculty members are seasoned healthcare leaders who bring real-world experience into the virtual classroom. This program is ideal for both aspiring and current healthcare professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and leadership skills. No prior healthcare work experience is required, making it accessible for those looking to make a significant impact in the healthcare industry.

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  • 6 semesters

    focus on one, 3-credit hour course at a time

  • no GRE and no prior healthcare work experience needed

  • 25

    student maximum class size

  • Receive credit for your experience - convert professional expertise into academic credits

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  • 100% Online

    learn from anywhere

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    Earn the College's Healthcare Leadership Graduate Certificate after completing the four-course requirement while finishing your MHA degree with no extra coursework or cost

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    Receive academic credit for your professional credentials allowing you to streamline your educational journey

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Advance with Mercy's Online MHA

Credit for Expertise

The Credit for Expertise program at Mercy College of Ohio offers a pathway for healthcare professionals to convert their professional expertise into academic credits toward a Master of Health Administration. Aimed at recognizing the practical knowledge gained through professional experience, the Credit for Expertise program facilitates an accelerated route to graduate education by aligning real-world expertise with academic competencies.

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Credit for Credentials / Prior Learning Credit

Leverage your professional achievements with our Master of Health Administration program's credit for credentials option. This unique opportunity recognizes your prior learning and relevant work experience, allowing you to accelerate your path to an MHA degree. It's an ideal way to save both time and money while advancing your career in healthcare administration. Explore how your certifications and experience can give you a head start in our online MHA program.

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Earn Your Healthcare Leadership Certificate

Students will earn the College's Healthcare Leadership Graduate Certificate after completing the four-course requirement while finishing your MHA degree with no extra coursework or cost. This certificate allows students to showcase their healthcare leadership knowledge to advance their career options and professional opportunities.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Explore the Master of Health Administration's Program Outcomes Data for insights into our graduation and retention rates. Our June 2023 report highlights the success of our students and the quality of our curriculum, with graduation rates of up to 88% and retention rates as high as 88%. Discover why our MHA program stands out for those aiming for healthcare leadership.

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  • “The most rewarding part of my Healthcare Administration Program was my optional senior practicum. Allowing me time to explore and learn more about the hospital setting, nursing leadership, management meetings, marketing, and social networking. I was delighted to have so many opportunities and knew I wanted to continue and grow under Mercy.”

    Karen Dziengelewski
    Bachelor of Science in Healthcare

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