Online MHA Careers

Become a Leading Force in Healthcare

When you earn your online Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree from Ohio University, you equip yourself to lead teams, organizations, and communities to better outcomes, and better health overall. When you graduate, you will have the skills and expertise to excel in a variety of professional settings including hospitals, group physician practices, clinics, educational organizations, and more.

  • More than 480,000 jobs available by 20311
  • Graduates can earn more than $100,0001

A Healthy Career Choice

Regardless of the setting you plan to work in, Ohio University’s MHA will equip you with the skills and strategies to lead meaningful change. Our graduates pursue jobs as*:

  • Clinical Manager


    per year2

  • Healthcare Administrator


    per year2

  • Medical Practice Manager


    per year3

Deliver the best possible patient care while meeting your financial goals

Ohio University's Online MHA prepares students for the business of healthcare. Students will have a transformative learning experience that gives them the hands-on experience and theoretical framework needed to advance as an executive leader.

  • 98% employed or pursuing additional education within 90 days after graduation
  • Access to networking with over 20,000 fellow OHIO alumni

Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired

What You'll Learn

  • A holistic understanding of the U.S. healthcare system
  • A systematic understanding of health policy
  • Essential finance tools and concepts for administrators
  • The relationship between health systems and law
  • An analysis of epidemiological principles
  • The ethics of healthcare, and healthcare leadership

Skills You'll Gain

  • Professional communication
  • Policy development
  • Human resource management expertise
  • Knowledge of theoretical frameworks in healthcare
  • The ability to lead and manage, informed by policy expertise
  • Strategic planning and market analysis
  • The perspective, ethical awareness, and understanding of operational management necessary to lead healthcare teams and organizations to success

Online MHA Specializations

With Ohio University's Online MHA degree, you can complete the Traditional MHA or personalize your education with a selection of specializations that align with your career goals, including:

  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Business Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Quality Improvement

Career Services

Ohio University's Career & Student Success Center offers a variety of expert, personalized career services specifically for business students and alumni. With OHIO's Career Acceleration Team (GradCAT), you will also have access to four months of support from a dedicated team that includes a personal career coach, a branding expert and a career concierge. Our alumni benefit from a proprietary technology platform and one free coaching session each year – for life.

Personalized Career Coaching

We offer convenient, live coaching via video conference or by phone to help you prepare for career success and maximize your professional potential. We help you determine your career goals, then ensure you have the resources you need to achieve them.

Job Search Resources

Put your best foot forward and stand out to employers with helpful templates, detailed best-practice guidelines and more. We also offer job search tools like personal assessments, professional development webinars and online resources that can be accessed anywhere, anytime through our industry-leading technology platform.

Professional Development Sessions

OHIO students can also participate in free professional development sessions led by industry experts. These live, virtual sessions cover topics like career self-concept, basic job search skills, and how to qualify for promotions and prepare for leadership opportunities.

Sources and Disclaimer

  1. "Clinical Manager Salary".
  2. "Medical Practice Manager Salary".
  3. "Medical and Health Services Managers".

*These examples are drawn from nationwide salary averages.