Master of Healthcare Administration

Franklin University’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program provides the essential knowledge required for you to undertake senior managerial and planning work in a variety of healthcare settings. You can move through our MHA degree program swiftly, realizing the real-world benefits of your degree in as few as 16 months, which is faster than many other programs. And, if you qualify, GMAT and GRE requirements may be waived, allowing you to begin your program of study immediately, without a long-preparation cycle.

Get credit for what you know – before you even take your first class. Franklin demonstrates its commitment to ambitious adults by honoring their previous professional experiences and credentials, which includes national certifications. If you have earned certifications through professional organizations including the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the American Hospital Association (AHA), or the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM), you may be able to transfer in up to 8 credits, which equates to two of the 10 courses required for the MHA degree.

Uniquely designed for the busy professional, our healthcare administration master's courses are planned and updated in accordance with the changing healthcare environment. In addition to preparing you for executive-level positions, you’ll be challenged through an array of academic methodologies, including case studies, lectures, group assignments, and community and healthcare projects. You’ll also be exposed to trending marketplace topics, such as healthcare reform, health information technology, and accountable care organizations (ACOs).

Program Outcomes
  1. Recognize and articulate facts, concepts, and procedures related to healthcare administration theories and practices

  2. Integrate healthcare administration theories, principles, and practices for future application

  3. Systematically apply communication, technical, analytical knowledge, and critical thinking skills to administrative and clinical healthcare related problem-solving

  4. Evaluate the effectiveness of the plans, development, and implementation of healthcare administrative solutions

  5. Design and create solutions to address and solve societal, cultural, and environmental healthcare issues


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