12 months
51051 USD/year
51051 USD/year
14174 USD/year
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Gain the essential knowledge and practical expertise you need to deliver effective, ethical and innovative leadership across a wide range of healthcare organizations with the Master of Healthcare Administration Online program from University of North Carolina Wilmington.


This specialized degree program prepares you with the resources, best practices and theoretical insights to effect positive outcomes in the continuously evolving field of healthcare administration.

As an affiliate of the American College for Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Higher Education Network, University of North Carolina Wilmington is proud to offer the Master of Healthcare Administration Online program. 

What you'll study

The MHA program provides a full understanding of efficient healthcare management techniques—everything from human capital resources, healthcare reform policies and population health management to patient experiences. 

Coursework topics include the changing structure of healthcare delivery systems, legal and ethical issues facing the healthcare industry, evidence-based decision-making, socioeconomic factors affecting public health and much more.

Plus, UNCW's MHA curriculum aligns with the National Center for Healthcare Leadership's Health Leadership Competency Model 3.0™, ensuring that you are learning relevant, competency-based information that prepares you to be an exceptional healthcare leader for the 21st century.

Coursework in the MHA online program begins with a personalized learning approach. As a student, you will submit an initial gap analysis assessment identifying your areas of strength and improvement. As you progress through the program, you will continually track your knowledge base growth and reflect upon your learning. Students without a healthcare background can participate in faculty research, international travel, case competitions, student organizations, and practicum courses that provide applied learning experiences. No residency or full semester internships are required.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Healthcare Systems
  • Managing Human Capital in Healthcare
  • Operations Management & Quality Assessment for Health Organizations
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Strategic Management & Marketing for Healthcare Professionals
  • Legal & Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of North Carolina Wilmington and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for the MHA online, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States—or the equivalent at a foreign institution.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • All applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • No GRE/GMAT scores are required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51051 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51051 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    51051 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51051 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14174 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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