At Regis, we give you more pathways to pursue your goals in health care administration. As a dedicated leader in health administration education, we welcome ambition-driven, self-motivated professionals like you from all health care settings. You can build expert-level health care, business, and policy skills and filter them through your personal experience to create a management style that’s effective across the health care landscape, and one that’s all your own.
Why Earn Your MHA Now?
Higher standards for health care leadership and management are required in today’s environment. With industry-altering health laws and regulations, changing health care economics, greater use of technology, and new models of delivery, tomorrow’s health care leaders must be prepared to tackle multiple challenges in health administration.
Admission into the MHA program* requires candidates to possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. We accept students from all educational and professional backgrounds.
*Note: The degree conferred to students in this program will be a Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA)Get Curriculum Info
Min Length: 24 months
Total Credits: 36
Upcoming Start Dates:
The Regis Online Master of Health Administration at a Glance
*HP620 Field Experience may be waived for those who have at least two years of work experience in a relevant health care setting, with at least one year in a managerial role, subject to the approval of the program director. A managerial role is defined as one in which the student may have managed staff, a program, or a project, as determined by the program director.
Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education
Ranked among the Top 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges by The Business Journals
Health Administration by the Numbers
The projected growth of jobs for medical and health service managers from 2019 to 2029 — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The number of health service managers working in health care at the state, local, and private level in 2019 — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The projected increase in MHA-related jobs from 2019 to 2029 — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Ways to Save on Your Tuition
Regis partner employees can receive a discount on their tuition. Find out if your employer is a partner.
Federal & Military Discounts
Federal government employees as well as active and reserve military and veterans are eligible for a 15% discount on tuition. Find out more.
Regis alumni who have earned a previous degree from Regis are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition. Speak to an advisor for more information.
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Regis discounts cannot be combined with any other discount or scholarship offered by Regis. Some exceptions may apply.
Why Choose Regis for Your Master’s in Health Care Administration?
Reputation for Academic Excellence
The online MHA is a virtual extension of our highly regarded on-campus program. Regis is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Health Care Expertise
Our courses are taught by active health administration professionals who have an insider’s perspective on the leadership and management competencies the field demands, and we design our curriculum to build those skills. Unlike many health care administration graduate programs, our curriculum also gives you an in-depth view of the political and policy context in which health care services are paid for and delivered.
Dedication to Social Justice
Our commitment to social justice and lifelong learning isn’t summed up in one lecture; it’s woven into each course. Our MHA degree is designed to help you make lasting change in health care by leading and managing organizations to increase access to high-quality health care for all people.
We’re here to support you. By offering our distinguished MHA online with several degrees of student support and no GRE requirements, we’re opening the door for health care professionals to tackle the growing complexities of the industry, assume more responsibility, and increase your autonomy and leadership in the field.
What Can You Learn with Our MHA?
Our MHA is designed to help you see health care administration from a business, policy, and patient perspective. Develop your strategic management style. Learn about the ethics, governance, finances, and policies that shape health care organizations at the highest level. Bring your expertise to the community through effective public relations and by creating public health awareness. Use your knowledge to help health care organizations and public health programs evolve technologically and maximize health informatics. Develop important leadership qualities, including:
- Critical thinking
- Professional and interpersonal communication
- Emotional intelligence
- Strategic planning
- Accounting and financial literacy
- Technical literacy
Meet Our Faculty
Laura Burke, ScD, MPH
Dean, School of Health SciencesView Full Bio of Laura Burke, ScD, MPH
Mary Ann Hart, DNP, RN
MHA Program DirectorView Full Bio of Mary Ann Hart, DNP, RN
MHA-related Job Titles
Chief Nursing Officer
Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Director
Health Care Marketing Manager
Hospital Media Relations Specialist
Health Information Manager
Assisted Living Administrator
Health Care Actuary
Chief Operations Officer
Health Informatics Specialist
*Median salaries according to Payscale.com in March 2021
Where Can You Work with an MHA?
Health care administration graduates work wherever health care is delivered or administered.
Where MHA graduates work:
- Nursing and residential long-term care facilities
- Primary care and specialty care practices
- Ambulatory and outpatient care
- Insurance companies and government agencies
- Home health services
- Public health programs and agencies
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution
- Current resume that includes educational, work, and volunteer history
- Official academic transcripts
- Personal statement
- One letter of recommendation
Q&A Podcast with Program Director
Mary Ann Hart
Program director Mary Ann Hart answers frequently asked questions about the Regis Master of Health Administration online. You can learn more about the Regis all-inclusive admissions approach and why we encourage students from all disciplines, backgrounds, and experiences to enroll in our online MHA program. Listen now to discover how you can enjoy a rich learning environment through regular discussion boards, focused field experience, and weekly communication.