Health Administration

University of Cincinnati

Master Online
24 months
769 USD/credit
769 USD/credit
754 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The mission of the University of Cincinnati Master of Health Administration program is to provide a high quality, graduate degree program to students who may not have access to traditional education opportunities with a high quality, individualized curriculum in health care administration and management.


The Health Administration degree program offered by the University of Cincinnati will prepare students to assume health care leadership roles within health care organizations and institutions, health care systems and teams.

 Based upon the mission of this program, the goals for the program are:
  • To allow students whose professional and personal situations, such as location, employment and other factors, to learn in a manner consistent with their needs through the use of an asynchronous online-learning model
  • To educate MHA students in the knowledge, skills and competencies of health care leadership and management allowing them to build and advance in their chosen field
  • To provide a value-driven and socially responsible educational experience which promotes leadership excellence through quality improvement, inter professional team development, cultural competency and  the building and sustenance of  healthy communities.
  • To stimulate a commitment to intellectual curiosity, life-long learning and innovation
This program primarily utilizes an online-learning asynchronous approach. Our best practice approach to learning draws upon experience and perspectives in leadership, finance, quality improvement, epidemiology, health economics and health policy to provide a broad-based educational experience leading to outcomes which will benefit the students’ organizations and communities.


According to the BLS, average salaries for health administrators can range from $50,000 to $144,000, depending on education, experience, geographic area, job title and type of occupational setting. The median annual wage in May 2015 was $94,500.The BLS projects the health care industry to grow by 19% between 2014 and 2024, adding more than 2.3 million jobs, more than any other industry. In 2013 there were more than 15.8 million jobs in health care in the U.S.Positions for new graduates with a master’s in health administration span the full spectrum of operational functions in a health care setting. Management and leadership roles can often be found in:
  • Finance
  • Government relations
  • Human resources
  • Information systems
  • Marketing and public affairs
  • Material management
  • Medical staff relations
  • Nursing administration
  • Patient care services
  • Planning and development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Systems Management 1: Organization & Delivery 
  • Health Systems Management 2: Principles of Leadership 
  • Global Health Systems 
  • Health Care Finance 1: Analysis 
  • Health Care Finance 2: Decision Making 
  • Health Care Marketplace 1: Health Economics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




40 alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduate admissions application (online)
  • hold a baccalaureate degree (or higher) from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency, and have at least a B average in undergraduate course work
  • there is a $5 surcharge for international applications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    769 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 769 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    769 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 769 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    754 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 754 USD per credit and a duration of 24 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Health Administration
University of Cincinnati


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