– What is it? Master of Health Administration or Master of Healthcare Administration is the field relating to the leadership, management, and administration of public health systems, health care systems, hospitals and hospital networks. It’s a professional degree which provides training in the business and operations side of health care.
– Who can apply? Applicants to the program are required to have a bachelor’s degree with knowledge of microeconomics, accounting, and statistics. The most competitive applicants have some professional work experience, preferably in the field of health services.
– What are the job opportunities? A master’s degree in health administration (MHA) can lead you down to a variety of career paths in hospitals, consulting firms, managed care organizations, insurance firms, pharmaceutical firms, non-governmental organizations, medical group practices, government agencies and other settings.
– Check out some programs: Johns Hopkins University, University of Southern California, George Washington University