Learn how our MHA can prepare you to manage the health systems of tomorrow.

Specialization Options

Follow the general program or specialize in Executive Leadership, Business Intelligence, or Interprofessional Education. We also offer national-level professional certification opportunities.

Acceleration Options

Accelerate your time to degree with self-paced courses that award credit according to skill mastery, receive credit for your professional experience, and more.1

Interprofessional Teamwork

From your very first trimester, you’ll collaborate with your peers in other healthcare professions and contribute your management perspective in collaborative scenarios.

Online + Hands-on Learning

You can complete your degree entirely online—or take advantage of our optional immersions and engage face-to-face with your faculty mentors and peers from around the country.


Elevate your credentials in the growing field of healthcare.

Prepare to lead your organization in our Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree program.

A flexible, online MHA designed for working professionals.


Our MHA courses stand apart.

Increase your leadership savvy and learn new strategies for managing systems of finance, technology, and operations within your healthcare organization. Within our MHA courses, you will gain the skills you need to lead your teammates into the future

Alongside our specializations, USAHS also offers professional certification opportunities. The Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR) is available for all MHA students, while the Certified Specialist in Business Intelligence (CSBI) and the Neehr Perfect® Certificate of Completion are available to students in the Business Intelligence specialization.

  • Online coursework + up to four optional on-campus immersion sessions
  • 4–6 trimesters2 (1.3–2 years)
  • 37 credit hours (22 required, 15 electives)
  • Capstone project with optional internship
  • Traditional and accelerated1 pathways
  • Sept., Jan. and May start dates

MHA at a Glance

Customize the path to your MHA.

  • Executive Leadership Specialization
    Master organizational leadership and policy, human resources management, project management, and more. This specialization will prepare you to make strategic decisions that benefit patient care and the organization’s bottom line.
  • Business Intelligence Specialization
    Utilize data analytics, health informatics, information management, and more to oversee strategic technology investments and help bridge the gap between the IT, clinical, and business aspects of your organization.
  • Interprofessional Education Specialization
    Gain the leadership, project management, and communication skills you need to guide your teams. You’ll master the art of problem-solving in groups of your peers, ranging from nurses to rehabilitative professionals to other managers.

Dedicated solely to graduate health sciences education.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that offers degree programs in graduate nursing, health administration, health science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, education, and speech-language pathology, as well as continuing education programs.

Founded in 1979, USAHS has locations in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine, Florida; Miami, Florida; Austin, Texas; and Dallas, Texas.

USAHS is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1080 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001, www.wscuc.org.

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Elevate your career in healthcare administration.

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1 Please note that for accelerated learning courses, students must enroll in and concurrently complete an “anchor” course (i.e., a course not designated with a “B” suffix) in order to be eligible for financial aid for the accelerated learning course.

2 Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress, traditional vs. accelerated pathway, credits transferred, and other factors.

*This offer is only valid for eligible new students who enroll and start classes in the Summer 2022 term.  This offer is not a guarantee that all candidates eligible for the offer will be granted acceptance or admission into USAHS. All prospective students will be subject to the same standard admission and registration process when applying to USAHS. The tuition reduction is applicable to tuition only and does not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees. The tuition reduction cannot be used in combination with any other tuition benefit other than the tuition award specified.

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Prepare to lead your organization in our Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree program.

Elevate your credentials in the growing field of healthcare.


Whether you’re a seasoned healthcare professional, switching careers, or just starting out, USAHS’ MHA program can give you a solid foundation and a holistic view of the opportunities and challenges facing the healthcare ecosystem.

Parnaz R., MHA ‘19

Qualified applicants who enroll for our next start date are eligible for our $1,000 Tuition Reduction!*

Qualified applicants who enroll for our next start date are eligible for our $1,000 Tuition Reduction!*