Ohio University MHA

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Type of Degree

MHA Degree

Type of Program


General University Information

Ohio University (referred to as OHIO or abbreviated as OU) is a public university located in the Midwestern United States in Athens, Ohio, situated on an 1,850-acre (7.5 km2) campus. Founded in 1804, it is the oldest university in the Northwest Territory and ninth oldest public university in the United States.

Program Description

Designed for mid-career health care professionals, the masters in health administration online program builds on your existing background to develop knowledge and skills you can apply immediately. In the Ohio University MHA program, a diverse mix of students and creative learning activities encourage you to collaborate across professional and geographic lines in considering creative solutions to some of health care’s most pressing problems.

Other masters in health administration programs may require you to travel to class and spend time learning and studying on their schedule. The Ohio University MHA lets you study on your schedule. Our program is 100% online, providing the flexibility for you to determine when and where you will complete course work – mornings, nights, lunch breaks or weekends – it’s up to you. Graduate in as few as two years with the knowledge and expertise to navigate the business of health care.

Admission Requirements

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution
  • An overall undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • At least two (2) years of current working experience in the U.S. health care field
  • An understanding of statistics and financial accounting
    (There are 2 ways to demonstrate competence in these areas.  One way is through the successful completion of previous undergraduate and/or graduate courses in these areas. The other way is by taking special, online, focused, inexpensive courses designed to prepare you for graduate study. These courses are made available to you through Ohio University.  Your Enrollment Advisor can explain what is involved in taking whichever course(s) you need after you are admitted and beforeyou start masters in health administration classes from Ohio University.
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)





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