MHA Degree

Why Accreditation for Degree Programs Matters?

What is accreditation? Accreditation bodies are organizations that audit a school’s ability to deliver quality programs. In the US, accreditation bodies are typically private peer-reviewed organizations while in other parts of the world, government agencies may serve as accreditation bodies. Once a school gains accreditation, they will still need to be reviewed every few years […]

Considering a Degree in Healthcare Administration?

The future of healthcare management has never looked more promising. Healthcare is one of the largest industries in the US, and ten of the twenty fastest growing occupations are in the health industry. In 2008, healthcare provided over 14 million jobs for wage and salary workers. (Bureau of Labor Statistics). The healthcare industry offers high […]

The Pros and Cons of MHA Online Vs. Classroom Instruction

There’s a growing trend of programs that are moving away from traditional instruction (100% teaching takes place in the classroom) to online (distance; more than 50% teaching is done online) instruction. Is there a difference between earning your MHA degree one way or the other? You bet. Getting an Online MHA : Pros Online MHA […]

AUPHA (Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration)

Ever heard of the AUPHA? If not, get familiar with it- because the Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration is the only global non-profit network of colleges, institutions and esteemed healthcare professionals that pushes forward improvements in the delivery of healthcare services, healthcare management education, healthcare research and healthcare reform. AUPHA was founded in […]

Healthcare Administration- Historical Background

As a Masters of Healthcare Administration student, you are preparing yourself to enter into the field of Healthcare Administration, because of the endless career opportunities, flexibility and room for growth it offers. But the Healthcare Administration field wasn’t always this prosperous or developed. In fact, up until the earlier part of the 20th century, healthcare […]

Make Sure Your MHA Program is Accredited

There are many things and take into consideration as you look to advance your health care administration career through enrolling in an MHA program. Is the school you are investigating have a class schedule that fits your particular lifestyle? Is there a campus that is nearby? Does the school offer an MHA program allowing you […]

Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Healthcare Administrator?

More and more students are looking into Masters of Healthcare Administration Degrees, since the healthcare industry is the only industry projected to grow exponentially in the next decade. But, as with any high profile career, it takes a certain character and personality to become a successful Healthcare Administrator. Healthcare executives need a strong blend of […]