At Regis, we give you more pathways to pursue your goals in health care administration. As a dedicated leader in health administration education, we welcome ambition-driven, self-motivated professionals like you from all health care settings. With our Master of Health Administration program, you’ll be equipped with the tools to build expert-level health care, business, and policy skills. You’ll then filter them through your personal experience to create a management style that’s effective across the health care landscape — and one that’s all your own.
Higher standards for health care leadership and management are required in today’s environment. With industry-altering health laws and regulations, changing health care economics, greater use of technology, and new models of delivery, tomorrow’s health care leaders must be prepared to tackle multiple challenges in health administration.
Admission into the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program* requires candidates to possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. We accept students from all educational and professional backgrounds.
Note: The degree conferred to students in this program will be a Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA)
Regis College is a leader in health care education and fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.
Our courses are taught by active health administration professionals who have an insider’s perspective on the leadership and management competencies the field demands, and we design our curriculum to build those skills. Unlike many health care administration graduate programs, our curriculum also gives you an in-depth view of the political and policy context in which health care services are paid for and delivered.
Our commitment to social justice and lifelong learning isn’t summed up in one lecture, it’s woven into each course. Our MHA degree is designed to help you make lasting change in health care by leading and managing organizations to increase access to high-quality health care for all people.
We’re here to support you. By offering our distinguished Master of Health Administration online with several degrees of student support and no GRE requirements, we’re opening the door for health care professionals to tackle the growing complexities of the industry, assume more responsibility, and increase their autonomy and leadership in the field.
Graduates of our Master of Health Administration program emerge with the skills and expertise to pursue leadership roles in a range of settings. Through coursework that advances your knowledge of key concepts like health ethics, health information systems, and financial analysis, our MHA degree can open up career opportunities in the public and private sector at government agencies, clinics, insurance companies, and hospitals, just to name a few.
Health care administration graduates work wherever health care is delivered or administered.
Where MHA graduates work:
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chief Nursing Officer
Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Director
Medical Marketing Manager
Hospital Media Relations Specialist
Health Information Manager
Assisted Living Administrator
Health Care Consultant
Health Policy Analyst
While factors such as the type of role, local market demand, and experience can all influence salary expectations for MHA graduates, compensation in this field is generally competitive. Payscale reported a median annual salary of $81,000 in May 2023 for individuals with a Master of Health Administration. Certain roles may command even higher salaries, however. For example, medical and health services managers earned a median salary of $101,300 in 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The projected growth of jobs for medical and health service managers from 2021 to 2031
The number of health service managers working in health care at the state, local, and private levels in 2021
The projected increase in MHA-related jobs from 2021 to 2031
Health administration is a diverse field with plenty of career options. Our program prepares graduates for management and executive roles in a variety of settings in the public and private sector, including at hospitals, health systems, clinics, pharmaceutical companies, and government agencies.
According to Payscale data from May 2023, individuals with an MHA earned a median salary of $81,000. However, individual salaries vary widely depending on factors such as the type of role, local market demand, and experience.
Yes, Regis holds regional accreditation from the New England Commission of Higher Education.
Students enrolled in the master’s degree in health administration program can complete the required coursework in as few as 24 months.