Master of Healthcare Administration

Prepare for the Future of Healthcare with an MHA degree from Boston College. Apply now!

Experience the Boston College Connection

Boston College incorporates the highest standards of ethics and social responsibility into program development and delivery while promoting excellence in teaching and research. Students will benefit from an engaged alumni network of over 180,000 members worldwide who share in a common bond. Our faculty are leaders in the fields of healthcare and life sciences, who continue to make timely, important contributions to their fields.

The Program 1
Here’s what students and alumni are saying about the program.

"The faculty, student and networking connections that Boston College offers, make it a top choice for a Master of Healthcare Administration program."

Amy, Student

"There were numerous opportunities to interact with students and professors in an online program. The program did not feel online with all of the resources I had available."

Olivia, Alumni

The Program 2
Here’s what students and alumni are saying about the program.

"The Master of Health Administration program covered all of the directions I could take in my career. It covered finance, innovation, quality improvement, process improvement, and everything in between."

Olivia, Alumni

"The Healthcare Administration graduate program at Boston College is the perfect blend of creative innovation rooted in emerging healthcare industry trend."

Kristen, Alumni

The Program 3
Here’s what students and alumni are saying about the program.

"I already leverage the skills I’ve developed in my first two courses of the program in my day-to-day work in the military."

Jorge, Student

"Both students and professors in the program come from various backgrounds and locations. It allows you to learn from so many talented people who work in the health ecosystem."

Olivia, Alumni

The Faculty 1
Here’s what students and alumni are saying about the faculty.

"The professors bring care and passion to their instruction, providing ongoing feedback and a real-time presence throughout the course. A weekly open discussion hour allows students to explore current issues with faculty and peers; although it’s optional, many students typically attend."

Kristen, Alumni

"The faculty are welcoming and open to connecting anytime. They often share their real-world expertise and are willing to provide connections to professional organizations and their network."

Andrew, Student

Connecting With Peers 1
Here’s what students and alumni are saying about connecting with their peers.

"What I enjoyed most about the program were the connections I made with my classmates. Not only did I form a strong bond with those I started the program with, but I met new people as I moved through it, resulting in a more substantial personal network."

Katrina, Alumni

"Connecting with peers started in my first course and continued throughout the program. I still have a group chat with several students from my introductory class and keep in touch about opportunities, networking and long-term plans for our futures."

Andrew, Student

Current Events 1
Here’s what students and alumni are saying about how current events are incorporated into classes.

"As someone who wants to be a healthcare leader, I want to learn from and about the people on the frontlines of healthcare dealing with today’s pandemic events and the decisions they are making. This program focused on the “here and now.”

Amy, Student

"The course content is continuously updated with articles and case studies to ensure they align with current events and trends. The program incorporates the many traditional components of the industry, as well as the ever-changing demands of the health ecosystem."

Kristen, Alumni

Pivot Career 1
Here’s what students and alumni are saying about how they’re using the program to pivot their career.

"As an undergraduate English major, the idea of working with datasets was initially daunting to me. After completing the data-related course, I am now the go-to data person in my office, and these skills will be beneficial as I pivot my career into the health ecosystem"

Kristen, Alumni

"Although I did not previously have a healthcare background, the program prepared me for the next steps in my career, which will focus on a pivot from the military into healthcare."

Jorge, Student

Getting Promoted 1
Here’s what students and alumni are saying about getting promoted after completing only four to six courses.

"I was a fellowship coordinator when I began the program and was unsure about my career’s next steps. The Master of Healthcare Administration program paved a new path for me and led me to advance into a new position after completing only six courses."

Courtney, Student

"During my time as a student, I had the opportunity to be promoted. I applied to a director position where I attribute my success in the interview to many of the lessons that I learned and the ability to think of things on a larger scale instead of on a tactical level."

Andrew, Student

Advice To Those Considering 1
Here’s what students and alumni are saying to those considering the program.

"If you are considering getting a Master of Healthcare Administration degree – go for it! The program at Boston College is wonderful, and you will learn from students across the country, and across the healthcare sectors. The program incorporates learning from news articles and case studies, as well as directly from the faculty."

Amy, Student

"The program gives you a solid education and a deeper understanding of what it takes to be in a leadership and management role. This program helped me become the leader I wanted to be and navigate the healthcare industry confidently."

Katrina, Alumni

Advice To Those Considering 1
Here’s what students and alumni are saying to those considering the program.

"The Master of Healthcare Administration program is directly applicable to healthcare. The skills you develop are also applicable to many other domains."

Courtney, Student

"The flexibility, in-depth curriculum and feeling of community of this online program are some of the unique qualities of the Boston College Master of Healthcare Administration."

Jorge, Student

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Boston College Program Key Features

Boston College’s 46-credit Healthcare Administration graduate program provides an online learning experience to support your career goals. MHA students benefit from integrated courses that build upon each other to foster individual growth by broadening content-specific knowledge, enhancing professional skills, and supporting career development. We support you throughout your MHA program experience in the following ways:

Online Courses with Asynchronous Activities and Individualized Support

An asynchronous online format enables students to balance professional and personal demands while pursuing graduate studies. The program offers individualized support and guidance from program leaders and faculty as students navigate the next steps in the program and their career.

Meaningful Online Interaction

In addition to coursework and weekly deliverables, faculty host optional weekly open discussion hours to explore current issues facing health-related industries with classmates.

Seven-Week Format

Courses are offered in a seven-week format; students often take two courses per semester with a one week break in between. The format allows students to complete the degree at their own pace in typically 1 to 2 years, but there is the flexibility to take longer.

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August 30, 2021

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