Master’s in Health Administration – Public Relations Bridging Healthcare Leadership with Public Relations


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Combining your passion for leadership, communications, and health care into a degree program may be easier than you think! Liberty’s online Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MHA) – Public Relations degree will help equip you to work as a health services manager or administrator. In this program, you’ll learn how to develop public relations (PR) strategies for hospitals, healthcare organizations, and businesses in the medical sector.

Health managers handle the business, financial, and administrative aspects of hospitals and healthcare systems. Rather than interacting directly with patients, they focus on creating policies and long-term plans that allow health organizations to provide quality medical care. If you want to pursue a career in this exciting field, our Master of Science in Healthcare Administration – Public Relations program can help!

With a health management degree, you could pursue leadership positions in the corporate, private, and nonprofit healthcare sectors. And, by exploring best methods in public relations, you can help your healthcare company communicate with external clients, members of the community, and the media.

Earn your healthcare management degree today — and prepare to pursue public relations jobs in the medical field.

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Liberty has been a pioneer in distance education since 1985. A lot has changed since then, but our commitment to Training Champions for Christ has not. At Liberty, you won’t just earn a degree — you’ll be equipped to impact the world and make a difference in the lives of those around you.

Are you worried that school will get in the way of your other commitments and priorities? If so, we have just what you need! Our healthcare administration degree program is available 100% online, and the courses have no set login times. You can complete your coursework from anywhere in the world, without needing to relocate to attend classes on campus. The best part? You can stay invested in your family and career while achieving your academic goals!

At Liberty, you’ll learn from the best. Our MHA professors have years of experience working in public relations and health management. By studying under industry professionals, you can gain marketable skills and insider tips that will help set you apart from the competition. Our faculty are invested in your success and firmly rooted in the Christian faith.

Whether you’re looking to switch career paths, advance in your current field, or prepare for a doctoral program, Liberty can help. Our School of Business seeks to develop qualified candidates who can lead with confidence and integrity. Partner with us and learn how to live out biblical principles in your career.

Effective communication is crucial in the healthcare industry. Employees need to be kept up-to-date on company policies and other important information, just as external sources need to be notified of various changes in healthcare services. In our healthcare PR program, you can develop the skills needed to communicate with internal and external audiences.

Liberty’s MHA courses cover a variety of relevant subjects, including healthcare informatics, legal issues, financial analysis, strategic marketing, and operations management. You’ll also learn how to manage human capital, meet community health needs, and foster an ethical medical environment.

The capstone course provides an opportunity for you to synthesize your knowledge and apply it to real-world problems. That way, you can gain hands-on experience and collaborate with other students to tackle healthcare challenges.

Within the PR cognate, you’ll learn how to promote conflict resolution and communication in organizational, interpersonal, and group settings. You’ll also learn how to apply media technologies to communication campaigns and keep up with current digital trends. With this knowledge, you can develop communication strategies that target diverse audiences.

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