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Health Administration, M.H.A.

The Master in Health Administration (MHA) prepares graduates for managerial and leadership roles in the challenging and complex field of nonprofit health care administration. The curriculum develops nationally recognized healthcare leadership competencies and provides specialized areas of concentration.


17%
West Michigan Job Growth

Job opportunities in health administration are projected to grow 17% in West Michigan by 2025.

17%
National Job Growth

Job opportunities in health administration are projected to grow 17% in the U.S. by 2025.

Accredited by CAHME

GVSU's MHA is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).


Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The program centers on interdisciplinary learning experiences that integrate classroom study, applied research, professional development, and field experience. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to act ethically and effectively in complex organizations and to transcend traditional boundaries in pursuit of prosperous, safe, and healthy communities. There are five concentrations available: continued care administration, finance, health system administration, practice management, and a self-directed option.

Why Study Health Administration at Grand Valley?


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