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master's degree

master of health administration/master of business administration

get started

2.5 years

approximate program length


total credits


cost per credit



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register by: mar 10, 2021

position yourself for a leadership role in healthcare. earn your master of health administration and master of business administration online in approximately 2.5 years. our mha focuses on the administrative side of healthcare, and our mba offers a foundation in business practices such as accounting, marketing and strategies for growth. together, they combine in a curriculum tailored to the needs of business healthcare leaders.

you'll learn how to:

  • manage and motivate employees toward maximum work performance

  • use data to address the triple aim (cost/quality of care, health of populations, patient-centrism)

  • develop problem-solving skills that guide business decisions

  • conduct environmental scanning

  • leverage technology to create a competitive advantage



course at a time

3 to 6

weeks per course

8 to 9

courses per year

Careers & Outcomes

what can you do with a master of health administration and master of business administration?

an mha/mba can help prepare you to be a:

  • health information management director
  • health manager
18 %

according to the bureau of labor statistics, job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2018 and 2028. 


paying for school

locked-in tuition


cost per credit

keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. that’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

save time and money on your degree

credit transfer made easy
graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.


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Accreditation & faculty

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institutional accreditation

university of phoenix is accredited by the higher learning commission (hlc), since 1978, university of phoenix has been continually accredited by the higher learning commission and its predecessor.

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while widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. please check with a university enrollment representative.