MHA Curriculum

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Explore your Master of Health Administration Curriculum

Ohio University’s Online Master of Health Administration is designed to enhance your understanding of the business side of health care. Blending academic theory with practical learning, this program can prepare you to make an even greater impact in your community.

The curriculum includes 12 three-credit courses that are each seven weeks long. You can earn your degree in as few as two years. Beginning in the Fall ‘22 term, OHIO will also offer a one-year full-time program that will be available for Fall admission only.

Explore the full curriculum and course descriptions below.

Master of Health Administration - 36 credits

HLTH 6010 Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System 3 Credits
HLTH 6020 Information Systems for Health Services 3 Credits
HLTH 6030 Leadership of Health Organizations 3 Credits
HLTH 6040 Research and Quantitative Methods for Health Services 3 Credits
HLTH 6100 Evaluation and Quality Improvement in Health Care 3 Credits
HLTH 6210 Health Care Finance 3 Credits
HLTH 6280 Health Law 3 Credits
HLTH 6300 Epidemiology in Health Administration 3 Credits
HLTH 6350 Human Resource Management in Health Care 3 Credits
HLTH 6380 Strategic Planning and Marketing in Health Services 3 Credits
HLTH 6480 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3 Credits

The online MHA program offers an elective course option to students, which allows for customization of the degree to meet the academic interests and career advancement opportunities of the individual student. Students can choose any course within the following approved online graduate certificates. Each graduate certificate consists of three 3-credit hour courses. MHA students can choose to complete the additional coursework and earn a graduate certificate to add to their credentials. Approved certificates include:

  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Health Policy
  • Veterans Health