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Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

The mission of the Master of Healthcare Administration program is to provide a high-quality graduate, online education for students who wish to pursue opportunities in healthcare management or administration. The Master of Healthcare Administration program emphasizes development of healthcare and business knowledge and skills, critical thinking capabilities, problem and scenario analysis skills, communication skills, and ability to comply with professional responsibility obligations and ethics specific to the field of healthcare.

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Degree Features

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

  1. Program Duration

    12 months (full-time)

  2. Location

    Earn your MHA online

Financial Aid

Financial aid—offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—is available to those who qualify.  To learn more about the financing options available to help you pursue an MHA degree, contact us today.

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Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Program Overview

This program is designed for those qualified individuals who wish to gain formal academic education in the field of healthcare administration. These individuals may currently work in this field or may seek opportunities in healthcare administration. The coursework is developed with consideration of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives certification and exam content. The program requires completion of 10 courses (45 total quarter credit hours) and is designed to be delivered in a hybrid/blended format with opportunity for completion through distance education format or a combination of distance/onground courses in four-five consecutive quarters (full-time) over a period of 12 months. Part-time students may enroll in a minimum of one class per quarter and this option extends the completion time as applicable to course load completed. Admission to this program will occur in each quarter of the year.

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Accreditation

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATES, ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, CERTIFICATE IN PRACTICAL NURSING

State Authorization (Asheville, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Knoxville, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Orlando)

The South College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Parkside Learning Site (Knoxville) received initial approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing in December 2003, with full approval granted in September 2008. Approval for the addition of the Nashville Learning Site was granted in November 2016. The Master of Science in Nursing program received approval in November 2016. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program received approval in February 2020. The Post-Graduate Certificate programs received approval in August 2021. The South College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Asheville Learning Site received initial approval from the North Carolina Board of Nursing in February 2016, with full approval granted in May 2019. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Atlanta Learning Site received initial approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing in September 2018. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Orlando Learning Site received initial approval from the Florida Board of Nursing in November 2021. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Indianapolis campus received initial accreditation from the Indiana Board of Nursing in July 2022.

The South College Associate of Science in Nursing program (Knoxville & Nashville Learning Site) was approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing in November 2022. The program was approved by the Florida Board of Nursing in January 2023 and the Georgia Board of Nursing in March 2023.

The South College Certificate program in Practical Nursing offered at the Parkside Learning Site (Knoxville) received approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing in February 2018. Approval for the addition of the Nashville Learning Site was granted in November 2018. The Certificate program in Practical Nursing was approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing for the Atlanta Learning Site in May 2019 to begin the first class in June 2020. The Certificate program in Practical Nursing was approved by the Florida Board of Nursing for the Orlando Learning Site in November 2021. The Certificate program in Practical Nursing was approved by the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing for the Pittsburgh Learning Site in March 2023.

South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

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