The current demand for Executive Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) graduates is very high due, in part, to a shortage of qualified executive management talent in health care organizations. Moreover, in the next decade, as a significant proportion of current managers retire, clinical professionals will be moved into top positions, requiring advanced skills and learning to be successful.
More than 55 percent of our Executive MHA students are promoted while enrolled in the program.
On the Cusp of a Changing Field
The U.S. health care delivery marketplace is consolidating, thereby shifting the delivery model. Most, if not all, physicians are required to meet a health system’s mission and clinical care goals are integrated with hospitals in a unified business structure.
As health systems reach a critical mass of integrated physicians, traditional approaches to strategic and business planning and predictive modelling such as performance benchmarks, reference points, and decision-making models become less useful to leaders.
The Executive MHA addresses the need for advanced leadership and health care management education for clinical and administrative professionals in integrated health systems.