Health administration

Master of health administration University of Missouri-Columbia
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Master of health administration

The online master’s degree in health administration from Mizzou will help you integrate clinical and managerial competencies. If you have at least three to five years of clinical or administrative experience in health care, and you want to prepare for an executive leadership position in a health care setting, this may be the degree for you.

For questions, contact Lhakpa Lama, coordinator of student recruitment and admissions, at Ldlpdp@missouri.edu or call 573-884-0698. This program is administered by the Department of Health Management and Informatics.

Quick facts

Official name

Master of health administration

Campus

University of Missouri-Columbia

Program type

Master's degree

Academic home

School of Medicine | Department of Health Management and Informatics

Delivery mode

Blended, some campus visits required

Accreditation

CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Health Management Education)

Credit hours

42

Estimated cost

$40,576.20

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Medical professional.

Career prospects

Titles held by recent graduates

  • CEO
  • CFO
  • Director, Supply Chain Operations
  • Manager, Care Coordination
  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Director of Health Information Management
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
13.71%
Employment growth
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
$83,000
Median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is blended; some campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically finish the program in two years.

Course work includes

  • Financial management
  • Health care law
  • Health informatics
  • Human resources
  • Leadership
  • Strategic planning

Delivery

Blended, some campus visits required

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

2 years

Earn a dual master’s degree

With this program, you can concurrently earn a master of science in health informatics.

The programs do not require a separate application, but please include your intention to complete both degrees in your statement of interest. Learn more about the academic process for dual master’s degree students at the Mizzou Graduate School website.

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Health Management Education).

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Health Management and Informatics