Master of Science in Healthcare Administration
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8 week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Oct 21, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Become a Leading Force in Medical Organizations with Our Master of Science in Healthcare Administration Degree (Online MHA)

Liberty University’s Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree is an affordable, flexible, 100% online degree program. The demand for healthcare practitioners has never been higher and with increased clinical demands comes increased administrative opportunities. Our online master’s in healthcare administration will equip you with an understanding of informatics, public health, and nursing disciplines. 

Through this program, you will learn how to add value to your organization, as well as make informed decisions regarding strategic planning, business management techniques, and financial models and principles. You will be prepared to enter the healthcare field with leadership and management skills essential to be successful in healthcare administration.

Our online MHA professors are excited to work with you during your journey to becoming an expert in the field of healthcare administration. As a leader in healthcare, it will be your duty to oversee the success of your organization. This can be accomplished through your newly gained skills in strategic management, understanding health policy and ethics, and the ability to manage human capital.

Why Choose Our Online Master’s in Healthcare Administration?

Liberty’s online MHA program is an excellent way to earn your degree while staying active in your current schedule. We know that our students choose the master’s in healthcare administration online program with various career goals in mind. Because we value your passions, our online MHA degree gives you the opportunity to personalize your degree with an area of study. With more than ten unique areas of study, you can customize your degree in an area of administration that aligns best with your career goals. Whether you are interested in the financial, managerial, or marketing side of healthcare administration, Liberty’s MHA online degree program will equip you with the in-demand skills you need to thrive in the area of study you choose! 

What Will You Learn in Liberty’s Online MHA Degree Program?

Our online MHA degree program is designed to sharpen your foundational knowledge, skills, and abilities in the areas of leadership and management. Courses within our master’s in healthcare administration online program will provide you with the knowledge and tools necessary to be successful in the healthcare organization by managing operations and personnel, and ensuring quality. We seek to equip you with the ability to maintain compliance with laws that affect healthcare providers, administrators, and organizations.

Coursework in our master’s in healthcare administration online degree is intentionally designed to create healthcare administrators within both public and private health organizations. Each course created specifically for our master’s in healthcare administration seeks to pull from you the skills and abilities for organizational value creation, strategic planning employing high-performance business management techniques and utilizing financial models and principles to make evidence-based decisions within the context of the modern healthcare environment.

Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Online MHA Specializations

Customize your degree with one of our healthcare administration specializations. You can explore information about each specialization in the list below.



General (42 credit hour track)

Human Resources



Nonprofit Management

Project Management

Public Administration

Public Relations

Strategic Management

Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Highlights of Our Online MHA Degree Program

  • By earning your Master of Science in Healthcare Administration online degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for our Master of Science in Healthcare Administration degree has not increased in four straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university.
  • You will be granted access to a wide variety of online resources through Liberty University’s library portal throughout your pursuit of obtaining an online Master of Science in Healthcare Administration.
  • You will have the ability to personalize your degree to best fit your schedule and needs.
  • Students taking HLTH 553 (Grant Acquisition and Management) will have free access to Foundation Center once enrolled in the course.
  • You will benefit from increased job opportunities in the vast field of the healthcare system.

  • Our online MHA professors who have gained mastery of the content being taught from first-hand experiences.

  • You will have the ability to transfer in up to 50% of your required classes from another accredited college or university.

  • This degree can be completed in just two years.

Similar Online Degree Programs

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set log-in times

Potential Career Options in the Field of Healthcare Administration

If you think healthcare administration might be in the future for you, check out these exciting and diverse career options:

  • Healthcare administrator

  • Management consultant

  • Medical services manager

  • Nonprofit organization director

Admission Requirements for the Master of Science in Healthcare Administration Online Degree Program

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above cumulative combined GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Official college transcripts, if available
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.