What will I learn?

This course of study builds a broad conceptual understanding of the health care industry, and develops specific, focused administrative skills that will help graduates guide health care organizations toward greater efficiency, effectiveness and patient centered care.

MHA Mission Statement

We exist to educate working professionals to serve as future leaders in healthcare management.

MHA Vision Statement

To be a leading institution of health administration education by providing students with the academic and professional preparation needed to achieve upward career mobility in the various healthcare sectors, mainly in health systems, hospitals and related healthcare organizations. The MHA program aspires to be a nationally recognized graduate healthcare management program accredited by CAHME.

MHA Values Statement

Respect: A culture of respect facilitates highly positive interactions between and among students, staff, faculty and other stakeholders.
Knowledge: Knowledge allows us all, regardless of the role we serve, to maximize our abilities to achieve success.
Potential: With proper guidance and support every individual has the potential to succeed.
Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity in all its forms enriches the educational experience — in the classroom and outside in the work environment.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to explain healthcare leadership styles and demonstrate effective communication skills that are required in managing effective teams and in predicting human behavior in an organization.
Students will be able to apply health care management skills in problem solving, decision making, planning, delegating and managing time.
Students will be able to incorporate strategic thinking to set priorities, focus energy and resources, and strengthen operations, in order to ensure that employees and other stakeholders are working toward common goals, and to operationalize healthcare organization's mission and vision.

Dual Degree Option: MBA/MHA
63 to 66 Credit Hours

Requirements for a dual degree with the MBA program generally include the required MBA courses (33 hours) and the required coursework in the additional degree program, except where noted below. If BUSN 5000 has been waived, the required hours are reduced by 3 credits and the BUSN 5000 course does not require a substitution.

Upon completion of all required credit hours, two separate diplomas are issued at the same time. The two degrees cannot be awarded separately or sequentially under this arrangement.

Which department am I in?

George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology

Study options

Full Time (42 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $650 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 June 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 15 August 2022

Venue

Greenville Metropolitan Campus

124 Verdae Blvd,

Suite 400,

GREENVILLE,

South Carolina,

29607, United States

Full Time (42 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $650 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 June 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 15 August 2022

Venue

Colorado Springs Metropolitan Campus

5475 Tech Center Drive,

Suite 110,

COLORADO SPRINGS,

Colorado,

80919, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for a minimum of 12 credit hours of graduate work. Students who apply with a GPA between a 2.0 and 2.99 can be considered for conditional admission (see below for additional information).

For international students

Applicants considered for admission to graduate studies at Webster University must hold an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution recognized by Webster University, and meet all program admission standards. Applicants who have a completed baccalaureate degree from a U.S. accredited institution must satisfy program requirements or requisites, including a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) at their baccalaureate degree granting institution for full admission.

Requirements for admission to the master of health administration (MHA) program include:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution recognized by Webster University.
An undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for a minimum of 12 credit hours of graduate work. Students who apply with a GPA between a 2.0 and 2.99 can be considered for conditional admission (see below for additional information).
Official transcripts for all universities, colleges and professional schools.
One signed letter of recommendation* supporting the applicant's petition for graduate study from a current or former employer or from a faculty member familiar with the student's work who can speak to the student's ability to succeed in the MHA program.
A resumeé* showing a minimum of one year of relevant healthcare work experience.
A personal statement* of 500 words or less describing the applicant's career goals and rationale for seeking the MHA degree.

English language proficiency requirement:

TOEFL: iBT: 80
TOEFL: oBT: 550
IELTS: Academic: 6.5
Duolingo: 120
Pearson: 53
Cambridge Academic English: 176
Password: 6.5
GTEC: 1201
iTEP: 3.9

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Webster University

90 per cent of international students have established career connections with regional employment providers in St. Louis, and other areas in the USA.

  • Highest ranked university in the St. Louis region
  • Average class size of ten
  • Globally-focused community, representing 138 countries
  • International scholarships available

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