Master of Healthcare Administration
Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow 20% from 2016 to 2026 (United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics). Due to recent changes in the healthcare landscape, the need for qualified healthcare administrators has never been higher. According to Forbes, a Master's in Healthcare Administration offers the best long-term opportunity.
Concordia University Irvine's unique approach places special emphasis on leadership, practical application, and professional-development. We empower students with fundamental and innovative learning opportunities that equip early careerists with the essential knowledge and skills necessary to embrace and shape the dynamic healthcare environment.
The MHA program prepares students for leadership positions in a variety of healthcare settings, including: hospitals; corporate medical systems; outpatient clinics; long-term care facilities; and private practice offices; nonprofit; community-based healthcare organizations. Our graduates are employed in a variety of sectors within the health services industry. Examples include: operations; human resources; insurance; medical devices and supplies; marketing; finance; data analytics; and information technology.
- Curriculum: Emphasizes the foundational knowledge and competencies needed across a wide array of healthcare management roles in the areas of: leadership; professionalism; communication and relationship management; healthcare environment knowledge; and business skills and knowledge.
- Faculty: Our dedicated professors have backgrounds in a variety of sectors of healthcare administration; many are still employed as practitioners or consultants in the healthcare industry. Faculty actively engage with students, and ensure course work is relevant, innovative, and practical.
- Advisory Board: Consisting of leaders in the health services community, alumni, and faculty, our advisory board is committed to adding value to the MHA program and to the professional development of our students.
- Capstone Course: As a culmination of their studies, students complete a capstone project with a healthcare organization designed to integrate prior coursework and experience.
For more information about the Master of Healthcare Administration, please fill out our inquiry form or contact our admissions counselor, Melissa Hinrichs, at (949) 214-3277 or [email protected].
Concordia University is actively working with the Department of Homeland Security to provide student visas for international students seeking to join our Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program. Approval is pending; please check back for updates.