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
Feb 10, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

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

The demand for healthcare practitioners has never been higher and with increased clinical demands comes increased administrative opportunities. Our affordable, flexible, 100% online master’s in healthcare administration will equip you with an understanding of informatics, public health, and nursing disciplines so that you can be confident in pursuing a career in an administrative position. 

Through this program, you will learn how to add value to your organization and 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 for success 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?

You can pursue Liberty’s online MHA program while staying active in your current job and with your family and community. 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 program with an area of study. With more than 10 unique areas of study, you can customize your degree in an area of administration that best aligns 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 a 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 has been tailored specifically for our master’s in healthcare administration and to develop your skills and abilities, such as:

  • Organizational value creation
  • Strategic planning
  • Employment of high-performance business management techniques
  • Utilization of healthcare-related financial models and principles
  • The ability to make evidence-based decisions within the context of the modern healthcare environment
Military Benefits
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 nonprofit 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 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit 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 the Foundation Center once enrolled in the course.
  • You will benefit from increased job opportunities in the vast field of the healthcare system.

  • Learn from online MHA professors who have gained mastery of the content 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 2 years.

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Military Benefits

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 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times

Potential Career Options in the Field of Healthcare Administration

If you think healthcare administration might be the career path 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

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*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed transcript request form**
  • 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.