The 100% online Master of Health Administration program at LSU Shreveport has been ranked #2 in the nation and is accredited by the AACSB.
Prepare for middle and upper management positions within healthcare institutions with a Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree from LSU Shreveport. Delivered exclusively online in a convenient format for working professionals, our master’s degree program in healthcare administration is ranked as one of the top MHA programs in the United States.
The Master of Health Administration program at LSUS is accredited by AACSB International – the leading accreditation agency for business schools in the United States. Only five percent of all business schools worldwide meet the AACSB International's demanding standards. This means that our graduate students receive the best possible education and career preparation in the field of healthcare administration. Top faculty bring extensive research and professional experience to the course work, and our online program format is ideal for students with families and busy work schedules.
Your graduate experience will prepare you to manage human, financial, physical and information resources in the healthcare field to achieve an organization's goals. You’ll also learn how to engage in key healthcare administration activities such as budgeting, price analysis, market communications, organizational behavior, data analytics and strategic planning.
The online MHA program consists of 10 graduate courses covering a broad range of administrative topics. Depending on your schedule, you can pursue your master’s degree on either a full-time or part-time basis.
Learn from the best
All Master of Health Administration professors have both academic and real-world experience. Our faculty are also deeply engaged in diverse research areas and actively work with students to secure fellowships, provide letters of recommendation, and help facilitate networking and career development opportunities.
Set up for success
LSUS’ AACSB accreditation puts our business programs in the top five percent of business schools in the world. The MHA program meets the most rigorous industry standards and offers high-quality, career-focused education. Because the program is delivered fully online, you can pursue your master’s degree from anywhere you have an internet connection. The program also offers online tutoring, advisement and mentoring.
LSUS is home to more than 70 student clubs and organizations that offer a variety of opportunities to get involved in the community and network with area professionals. Opportunities for MHA graduate students include the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and Sigma Iota Epsilon at LSUS.
Financial aid for Master of Health Administration graduate students
More than $12.4 million in scholarship money is awarded to LSUS students each year. Explore the types of financial aid you could qualify for.
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“With the countless ways LSUS allowed me be involved, I developed leadership skill sets I use every single day. Student organizations were plentiful and open to developing new talent. I will share that there is a place for everyone at LSUS – whoever you are – you will find and develop your gifts!"Nicholas Crafts, MBA, MHA, FACHECEO of Houston Physician's Hospital and Houston Physician's Surgery Center
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for medical and health service managers are expected to grow by 17 percent between 2014 and 2024 – much faster than the national average. Earning power also increases upon completing online healthcare management degrees offered at accredited institutions.
The MHA degree provides a highly specialized training program that helps you advance your career in healthcare administration. Graduates of the master’s program will be prepared for roles as health administrators and executives in a variety of settings. LSUS alumni of the program include medical doctors, lawyers and CEOs.