Build Your Career. Lead the Charge. Change Healthcare.
The Online Master of Health Administration program was designed to provide you with a blend of leadership and management skills you need to successfully run today’s complex US healthcare systems. Woven into each course are themes of evidence-based management, leadership and ethics, effective communication, and career development. The online program is modeled after our CAHME-accredited, on-campus healthcare management-focused program and provides you with the same caliber of instruction and resources while using innovative tools and technologies for a truly unique learning experience.
To be admitted to the Online MHA, at least one year of full-time experience in a US healthcare-related role is preferred. All applicants must be committed to advancing healthcare in the US.
Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship for Healthcare Organizations
Skill Development in Communication, Leadership, Evidence-based Management, and Ethics
Financial Management and Health Economics
Healthcare Law, Governance, and Current Issues in Health Policy
Healthcare IT and Data Analysis
Principles of Human Resources Management for Healthcare Organizations
Healthcare Marketing and Strategic Communications
Continuous Quality Improvement
During this seven-term program, you will have autonomous online coursework, and one hour of live discussions and lectures per week/per course. Additionally, you will attend one on-site, two-and-a-half-day immersion experience held in New York City. For the on-site immersion, NYU Wagner will cover your lodging and most meals during the course.
Upon completion of the Online MHA, you will have a deep knowledge of the US healthcare system, leadership and management skills, and the ability to think critically to help you become a senior healthcare leader. By leveraging the full breadth of NYU Wagner’s resources, you’ll experience an innovative online learning environment that uses the latest technologies to effectively engage and connect you with students across the country in the healthcare field.
INNOVATIVE ONLINE EXPERIENCE
We have taken the best components of our CAHME-accredited, on-campus healthcare management-focused program and brought them online in a part-time program designed with working professionals in mind. You can now access the same resources and faculty, along with innovative online tools and instructional methods.
Our faculty members are renowned scholars, researchers, and practitioners who hail from senior management positions at some of the most prestigious healthcare systems, organizations, and agencies in the country; many advise and influence US health policy. These highly-accomplished individuals will be your teachers and mentors. During weekly live sessions, in a small setting with an average of 15 students, you will interact with your professors and peers in an intimate online setting to tackle today’s most complex healthcare challenges.
You will assess case studies and complete assignments with results you can immediately apply to your career. The online program includes an intensive, in-person immersion in NYC with your fellow students in the second term. And in a culminating team project, you will access a state-of-the-art healthcare system simulation working to solve real-world problems using the full range of skills you have developed during the program.