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Master of Health Administration

The IU Online Master of Health Administration is designed for working healthcare professionals who want to advance their career. This degree prepares students for greater organizational responsibilities and leadership roles.

As a student in the program, you develop business skills, build your network, gain advanced knowledge of the dynamic healthcare environment, and apply what you learn to your current work environment. You will complete projects for healthcare organizations, and learn alongside other working professionals.

Your IU Online Master of Health Administration may prepares you to advance your career in a number of health-related industries, including:

  • Health systems
  • Hospitals 
  • Physician practices
  • Health organizations
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Accountable care organizations 
  • Entrepreneurial start-up organizations
  • Insurance companies 

Joint Degrees 

As a student in this program, you have the opportunity to pursue the MHA in combination with one of two other degrees:

  • Master of Public Health
  • Juris Doctor

These joint degree programs are intended to prepare leaders who want to offer both analytical thinking and a broad understanding to their industry.  

Plus, many online support services are available to assist you as you progress through the program.

Degree Requirements  

To earn the Master of Health Administration, you must complete 51 Health Administration credit hours. Note that you are required to be on-campus two days a semester. 

Depending on your prior experience, you may qualify for life credit in lieu of up to 9 credit hours of coursework. 


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. A bachelor's degree
  2. 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale
  3. At least three to five years of healthcare-related work experience (in a clinical or non-clinical position)
  4. A current, full-time position in healthcare

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

Complete an online application that includes: 

  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from immediate supervisor or senior leader)
  • Your resume
  • A personal statement 


PBHL-H 507 Management of Individual and Group Behavior 3 Credits
PBHL-H 508 Managing Healthcare Accounting Information for Decision-Making 3 Credits
PBHL-H 509 Financial Management Principles of Healthcare 3 Credits
PBHL-H 514 Health Economics 3 Credits
PBHL-H 516 Health Services Delivery and the Law 3 Credits
PBHL-H 518 Statistical Methods for Health Services 3 Credits
PBHL-H 521 Management Science for Health Services Administration 3 Credits
PBHL-H 523 Health Services Human Resources Management 3 Credits
PBHL-H 610 Lean Principles for Healthcare 3 Credits
PBHL-H 612 Marketing Health Services Delivery 3 Credits
PBHL-H 623 Healthcare Applications of Strategic Management 3 Credits
PBHL-H 624 Developing Strategic Capability 3 Credits
PBHL-H 628 Healthcare Information Systems 3 Credits
PBHL-H 645 Leadership in Healthcare Administration 3 Credits
PBHL-H 646 Operations Management for Healthcare Organizations 3 Credits
PBHL-P 506 Population and Public Health 3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $546.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1638.00

Additional fees will apply. 

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1325.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3975.00