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Masters of Health Administration

Excellence in academic and professional competencies. Jesuit values. Successful outcomes.

You’ll find all of this – and more – when you choose The University of Scranton for your Master of Health Administration degree. Our dedicated faculty will work alongside you as you pursue a higher level of education at a CAHMEaccredited MHA program.

Real World Skills

Our MHA program is oriented to the real world of hands-on health care administration. It is specifically designed to help students learn to use and apply many health care management tools, principles, techniques, theories, methods and strategies. The program challenges students with active learning to prepare for active careers in health care administration.

Why Choose Scranton?

The 44 credit-hour (plus required fieldwork) MHA program at Scranton prepares you for administrative positions in a variety of health-related organizations.

  • Acquire academic knowledge, develop competencies and gain practical skills
  • Engage in self-exploration, professional development and personal growth
  • Learn to use and apply many health care management tools, principles, methods and strategies
  • Provides a stimulating and highly interactive learning environment
  • Integrates teaching, research and community service
  • Embraces the traditions of Ignatian identity


  • Careers for MHA graduates include administrative positions in health-related organizations including:
    • hospitals and ambulatory care settings
    • physician group practices
    • social service agencies
    • long-term care facilities
    • managed care plans
    • rehabilitation centers.
  • Average salary of the class of 2017 is approximately $67,000
  • Employment rate for class of 2017 is 95%

“The program is outstanding in preparing students to manage a health care organization. The curriculum is challenging and meets the student’s learning expectations.”

– - Layla AlTurabi, 2015