School of Health and Medical Sciences
Overview

CAHME accreditedSeton Hall University's online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree program is a widely recognized graduate degree program for hospital and healthcare management professionals. It is an innovative, student-centered program that uses a cohort model where students progress through the program together as members of a Learning Team. As an online student, you truly get the best of both worlds: a dynamic, web-based learning experience grounded in the 150-year history and tradition of Seton Hall University.

The MHA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), the benchmark for students and employers alike that ensures the integrity of healthcare management education. Accreditation and competency information >>

Program Highlights:

  • Our MHA courses highlight today's most important healthcare topics and current issues
  • Our professors collaborate with seasoned healthcare practitioners to add real-world experiences into the curriculum
  • Our Learning Teams are small, with no more than 15-20 students in each
  • The online program combines the flexibility of online courses with in-person Intensives / Residencies to maximize learning outcomes
  • Our graduates go on to become leaders in diverse healthcare positions

Ruqayyah Ahmed ʼ11/M.H.A. ʼ13

Feature Video: Alumna Ruqayyah Khan '11, MHA '13, talks about her invaluable experiences in the Master of Healthcare Administration program.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions about the MHA Degree Program >>

Learning Areas and Outcomes:

The MHA program's objective is to prepare managers for leadership roles in the healthcare industry by providing an intensive, high-quality, graduate-level educational experience. This is achieved by focusing on six key areas:

  • Understanding the Healthcare Environment
  • Managing Change
  • Financial Competencies
  • Decision Making
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Analysis
MHA completion rates, placement rates and employment settings >>


Who Should Apply?

The MHA program draws individuals from varied healthcare organizations including hospitals, assisted living facilities, managed care organizations, healthcare systems and pharmaceutical companies, in addition to clinical professionals and military personnel. While mid- to senior-level professionals in healthcare and related fields comprise a large number of applicants, individuals who are highly motivated and disciplined, and who have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, are welcome to apply for admissions consideration.  Apply now »

Technology

Advances in distance learning have created abundant opportunities for busy professionals who wish to pursue higher education. Through the online MHA program, you can take advantage of Seton Hall's leadership in online education to get ahead in your career, wherever there is an internet connection or wireless hotspot. We know the importance of "anytime, anywhere" education. Utilizing state-of-the-art online learning technologies in a highly interactive educational environment, our programs are built on practical, rigorous curricula.

Graduate Certificate Program

The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration is a non-matriculating program, available through either an on-campus class format or an online web-based format. It is designed for individuals who would like to explore a career in healthcare administration, who already have a graduate degree but need to develop specific healthcare management skills, or who would like to enroll in a selected set of graduate healthcare administration courses. The certificate program consists of a minimum of 15 credits.

Patrick McDermott, M.A.

Director of Graduate Admissions (SHMS)
(973) 275-2062
patrick.mcdermott@shu.edu

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