Gannon University's Dahlkemper School of Business welcomes prospective candidates to learn more about Gannon's Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) and applicable accelerated programs. Connect with our expert faculty and staff to discuss curriculum design, graduate student resources, outcomes, and more.
Healthcare administration has been impacted around the world by seismic, global shifts including: management of and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, advances in medical science, an explosion of health-related technologies and data, a focus on disease prevention and well-being, and the rise of the healthcare consumer (Deloitte).
The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree, which is STEM-designated, was developed to meet the needs of evolving healthcare systems around the world through flexible, student-choice instruction. Students decide what works best with their schedules and learning preferences. They can take course work in the classroom or online. Even online students can complete the coursework independently or blend in weekly enrichment sessions through video conferencing. The 36-credti program can be completed part-time in two years or full-time in one. All courses are offered in seven-week increments. The dynamic curriculum is taught by leading healthcare professionals. All are experienced managers, and many are currently high-level professionals in healthcare organizations.
Career opportunities abound for capable, highly-skilled healthcare managers. More than 100,000 people serve in the field, from middle management to CEO level. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the role of healthcare managers will grow 32% through 2029.
There are very few careers more dynamic than healthcare administration. Management opportunities and challenges continue to evolve to make this field demanding and rewarding for highly-motivated people with excellent interpersonal-communication skills.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Gannon’s faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, The University offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.
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Receive your degree in targeted, high-demand fields from wherever you are. Gannon’s distance programs provide flexible and current educational opportunities to expand your career options.
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