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  • Earn your Master’s degree in as few as 12 months at the accelerated program pace
  • All courses are 100% online with mobile-friendly content
  • Student-centric approach to learning designed for your success
  • Access to comprehensive Career Services support beyond graduation
  • Competitive tuition with financial aid and scholarships available for those who qualify

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MHA - Project Management

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Why?

Demand for Medical and Health Services Managers

As the healthcare industry continues to grow and more facilities convert their records and operations to digital formats, healthcare organizations will need qualified administrators to coordinate teams across multiple disciplines.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 32% between 2019 and 2029, much faster than average.1

1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm

Online MHA Program Career Opportunities

Prepare for the next level of leadership. Our focused Master of Health Administration online program should give you the education you need to take the next step in your career, opening the door to a range of managerial opportunities, which can be found in these settings:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Public Health Departments
  • Physician Practices
  • Health Insurance Organizations

Our project management specialized track gives you the opportunity to complete core Master of Health Administration courses while gaining experience in areas such as project management, leadership in healthcare, and business information support systems. The goal of the program is to prepare you for a variety of roles in project management and operational management within the healthcare industry.

Focus on interprofessional education, participating in Interprofessional Education Day to learn about collaboration in the healthcare industry through simulation, helping you prepare for the real-world demands of health administration.

Our curriculum is based on the Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA) 5 core competencies. The program includes courses in finance, marketing, informatics, strategic planning, hospital administration, leadership, project management, and entrepreneurship.

Get the flexibility you need to complete your degree through a curriculum that is 100% online.

Why Do Students Choose WCU for the Master of Health Administration?

  • All courses are 100% online with mobile-friendly content
  • Choose a pace that works for you with Accelerated and Working Professionals options
  • You can earn your degree in as little as 12 months at the accelerated program pace
  • Take complementary courses in business, principles of management, and organizational behavior and leadership
  • Leverage WCU partners to find internships in health administration
  • Student-centric approach to learning
  • 24-hour access to library and courses

Internships

Hands-on experience is an important part of building leadership skills. That's why West Coast University offers MHA students a variety of internship opportunities — leveraging our relationships with the Red Cross, local organizations, and International internship partners to help place you in a rewarding and intellectually challenging environment.

Support Beyond Graduation

West Coast University supports its students beyond the last day of class. We are committed to helping our online Master of Health Administration graduates throughout their careers.

Through our Career Service department, we provide ongoing assistance with professional and career development through workshops and guidance for our students and graduates. We partner with industry professionals to enhance our students’ prospects for securing employment and obtaining professional success.

WCU distance education programs may not be available to residents in all states.

WCU provides career guidance and assistance but cannot guarantee employment.

WCU's online MHA program helps students take up leadership roles and develop administrative skills to perform and excel in different healthcare settings.

Students graduating from the online MHA program would be able to demonstrate the following knowledge:

  1. Evaluate the culturally diverse healthcare environment.
  2. Develop plans within the healthcare environment.
  3. Analyze ethical and legal practices within a healthcare setting.
  4. Effectively manage the interprofessional relationships within a health care setting.
  5. Demonstrate core business knowledge to develop viable healthcare management solutions.
  6. Assess leadership models and apply selected applications to healthcare management practices.
  7. Promote innovation and entrepreneurship within a healthcare setting.

Admissions Requirement

Applicants for the online Master of Health Administration program must satisfy these requirements:

  • Complete an online application for admissions
  • Participate in an interview with a University Admissions Advisor
  • Have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a 2.7 cumulative GPA or higher. Applicants with an undergraduate GPA or 2.00-2.69 may be considered for admissions on a probationary status if they meet additional requirements.
  • Complete an enrollment agreement, consisting of program policies, costs, completion requirements, and other student obligations
  • Provide official undergraduate transcripts

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Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.

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