Healthcare administrators make decisions that can improve health outcomes and facilitate the lifesaving work of doctors and nurses. From planning budgets to inspiring teams on the frontlines, these leaders address some of the most urgent challenges facing communities, hospitals, medical practices, biopharmaceutical companies, and payer organizations. To maximize their impact, today’s administrators must be able to apply best practices and organizational principles to the decisions and operations that affect countless lives.
If you’re interested in advancing into a leadership role or honing your quantitative skills, UCLA’s online Master of Healthcare Administration is designed to help reach your goals. The online MHA program equips graduates with the specific knowledge and skills that are in highest demand for administrative roles in healthcare, preparing them to build talented teams, manage operations and guide analytical decision making. Our students learn to implement effective, value-based care strategies that are guided by both data and compassion.
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UCLA's Online Master of Healthcare Administration Fast Facts
- Benefit from the professional development and networking opportunities offered by the No. 1-ranked public university in the U.S.
- Participate in two immersive experiences on UCLA’s campus and around Los Angeles.
- The program offers four starts each year. The upcoming start date is July 6, 2021.
- Full-time and part-time enrollment opportunities available. Earn your master’s degree in as little as two years.
- Admitted students must have a minimum of three years’ professional work experience in any industry.
- Tuition: $900 per unit; $59,400 total
“The UCLA Master in Healthcare Administration provides emerging healthcare leaders a career boost while allowing them to continue contributing to their local communities and healthcare organizations. By offering the MHA online, UCLA provides access to a world-class education leading to professional success in the healthcare industry.”
Leah J. Vriesman, PhD, MHA, MBA
Executive Director & Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Executive Programs in Health Policy and Management