Health Administration, Master | Online (optional) | Catholic University of America | Washington, D. C., United States
24 months
1080 USD/credit 21600 USD/year
1080 USD/credit 21600 USD/year
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A Master of Health Administration (MHA) at Catholic University of America is a professional degree designed to prepare students for leadership and managerial roles in hospitals and other healthcare systems, consulting firms, or healthcare related businesses.


Students in the Health Administration program from Catholic University of America are given a strong foundation in analytical problem solving, budgeting and finance, ethics, legal and policy analyses.

Upon completion of the Master of Health Administration, students will be able to:

  • Think critically and integrate quantitative and qualitative analyses to decision making within the sphere of health administration.
  • Understand and communicate the current state of public policy, policy development, and laws related to the health care industry.
  • Apply the theories of leadership and administration within real-world contexts.
  • Apply ethical behavior to evaluating and solving problems of leadership, budgeting and finance, human capital, fundraising, and law and policies related to health administration.

The MHA program consists of 40 credits split between a foundational curriculum of 25 credits and a specialized curriculum of 15 credits.  The curriculum is designed to be completed within 4 term full time or 7 terms part time, with the capstone course being the sole class taken in any students' final semester. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Effective Communication in Leadership
  • HR Management and Strategy
  • Principles of Budgeting and Finance
  • Principles of Ethical Leadership
  • Public Policy Analysis and Implementation
  • American Health Care System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
  • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable in U.S. currency to The Catholic University of America.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Submit confirmation of financial support
  • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
  • Receive your admission packet with visa information
  • Secondary School Report
  • Official/Attested Copy of Transcripts

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    21600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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