Become a Top Health Executive
In as little as 18 months, you can gain the skills and knowledge needed for senior positions in health care organizations — spanning leadership, research, teaching, and more.
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One of the Most Complex Management and Leadership Environments
Health care represents one of the most complex management and leadership environments in the world, and organizations in this industry are looking for highly qualified professionals. The online master’s in health administration from Methodist University responds to the need by preparing graduates for leadership across the health care continuum, including health systems/hospitals, medical practices, consulting, long term care facilities, and others.
Your career possibilities with the degree are endless. You’ll be able to pursue mid- to senior-level roles across consulting, sales, practice management, and education. Graduates of the program work at companies like First Health, Cape Fear Health Systems, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina.
Career Outlook: Pursue Mid- and Senior-Level Roles
Achieve upward mobility in one of the most in-demand and lucrative industries anywhere. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services managers earn six-digit salaries and nearly quadruple the job outlook for all occupations. When you graduate, you’ll be well-poised to compete for high-level opportunities within that title or for several other possibilities.Careers and Salaries
Curriculum: A Rigorous, Achievable Program
There’s no question that the online Master of Health Administration program is rigorous — it has to be, given the nature of environments in health care. But alongside the outstanding faculty at Methodist University, you can learn all you need to know across management and leadership, policy issues, marketing, legal and ethical issues, statistics, organizational behavior, and more to succeed.Preview Courses
In the online Master of Health Administration, you’ll:
- Prepare to manage, lead, and improve a changing health care system.
- Meet the needs of a dynamic United States health care system.
- Create and apply evidence-based knowledge to enhance the health of individuals and communities.
- Learn to lead and manage in today’s contemporary health care environment that is rapidly evolving and challenging social dynamics.
- Be able to successfully build on undergraduate-level knowledge and skills to successfully compete for mid- and senior-level positions.
To apply for the online master’s in health administration from Methodist University, you’ll need:
- Completed application.
- Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university before starting the first term of the program.
- Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Two letters of recommendation, and one letter must be from a professor or employer.
- Complete a typed personal statement including your background, interest in attending Methodist University, interest in the program, and your career goals.
- Official transcripts.
The online Master of Health Administration costs $500 per semester hour and has 36 total semester hours. Learn more about the affordability of your education at Methodist University. If you or a family member are a veteran or active-duty service member, visit our Military Support page.Tuition and Fees
Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.
You’ll also have access to all academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.Explore Online Learning
You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.
Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.Financial Aid Options
Frequently Asked Questions
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The estimated total tuition is $18,000, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Master of Health Administration tuition page.
Yes. You may transfer up to nine credits toward this degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at 910-212-4956.
To apply to the online Master of Health Administration, applicants need a bachelor’s degree, an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, three letters of recommendation, a typed personal statement, and official transcripts.
See the online Master of Health Administration admission requirements page for more details.
A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs. Learn more about scholarships here.