The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program within the School of Business is designed for those individuals who are currently, or who aspire to be, leaders in a variety of health settings. Today’s health organizations need administrators who can manage the current components of health care, as well as lead the health sector in new directions. The healthcare administration education program offers students the opportunity to understand and master the organizational, legal, financial, political and managerial aspects of health systems management. The online healthcare administration master’s degree program offers a unique curriculum that is designed specifically to meet the career needs of future health leaders.
Courses in the healthcare management graduate degree program are predominately online. Students may meet all course requirements through an online format.
Blended courses are offered selectively at the campus center in downtown Kansas City, Missouri each academic term. This means that each weekly class session includes a physical classroom and online component. In this format, students are expected to complete assigned readings, review supplemental materials, and complete certain assignments prior to the class session. During the class sessions, the instructors will facilitate in-class activities that promote collaborative learning and provide opportunities to apply learned concepts.
The Master of Healthcare Administration online program at Park University was ranked No. 18 among MHA programs nationally by bestcolleges.com. The ranking is based on acceptance, retention, graduation and enrollment rates.
AffordableCollegesOnline.org, a resource of college affordability and financial aid information, ranked Park University's online Master of Healthcare Administration degree program No. 22 in the country on its list of the “Best Online Master in Health Administration Degrees.” According to the website, colleges and universities on the list are recognized for offering a notable combination of academic quality, accommodations, guidance and affordability.