Lead Healthcare Innovation – Be Prepared for the Future

Master of Health Administration
(MHA) in Health Systems
Management Online

The CAHME accredited Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management prepares you with the strategic, business, analytic, and decision-making skills needed to successfully navigate and lead innovation in the evolving healthcare industry. It provides a foundation, rooted in evidenced-based research and application, which leads to success in mid- and executive-level management. Career development and post-graduation deployment are a key focus of George Mason's MHA program and we align our curriculum with the expertise and workforce talent that employers are seeking.

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Why Choose Mason's MHA in Health Systems Management?

  • Accreditation LogoOur online program is CAHME accredited
  • Online Education LogoOnline delivery format provides flexibility and accessibility for working professionals everywhere
  • Outcomes Checklist LogoCurriculum Based on Professional Competencies for Healthcare Executives
  • Competitive Tuition LogoCompetitive price point for tuition
  • Complete in a little
    over 2 years
    Driven Curriculum
  • 45 Credit
  • Program can be completed
    in 26 to 32 months
  • In leadership, business
    and industry areas
  • Synchronous, Asynchronous
    and field practicum courses

Competency Driven Curriculum

Student-centered learning, not faculty-centered teaching.

"Our MHA program benefits healthcare delivery overall by providing employers with job candidates that have measurable administrative competence. The ability to respond to employer identified need is critical as we enter a post-pandemic era where the application of cutting-edge leadership knowledge is required." 

--Brenda Helen Sheingold, PhD, FNAP, Associate Professor & MHA Program Director

Our evidence-based curriculum is designed to develop your proficiency in the executive competencies necessary for future success in healthcare administration.

The content is routinely assessed and adjusted in response to:

  • Student Proficiency LogoDemonstrated student proficiency
  • Alumni Success LogoEvidence of alumni career success
  • Employer Guidance LogoPurposeful guidance of the employers we serve
  • Faculty Research LogoRenowned faculty through executive healthcare experience, research, and consulting


Preparing Healthcare Leaders and Innovators

The online MHA in Health Systems Management emphasizes experiential learning which is key to developing the skills you need to lead real-world settings. Connect with us to learn more about our high-quality courses and rich, meaningful engagement with professors and peers to create a unique and personally rewarding environment.