Online Master of Health Administration

Achieve your leadership potential. Stay on the forefront of health administration.


Health Administrators are in High Demand

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects health administration jobs to grow by 20% through 2026. Stay competitive in the job market and expand your leadership opportunities with a master’s degree in the fast-growing field of health administration.

The 42-credit hour curriculum provides competency-based training for health care professionals in:

  • Healthcare systems and management
  • Communication and interpersonal relationship management
  • Critical thinking, analysis and problem solving
  • Management and leadership
  • Professionalism and ethics

The capstone requirement will culminate your learning experience with a clinical placement in a health system, hospital, agency or organization.

42 Credit Hours

$328.73 per credit hour

Wichita State Online students pay in-state tuition regardless of where you live. Additional fees to the tuition rate apply depending on the credits and courses taken. Tuition rates subject to change.

100% Online Program

A Schedule that Works for You

Attend Full or Part-time

Program Details

Career Opportunities

The online Master of Health Administration degree from Wichita State will prepare you to:

  • Direct a health system
  • Manage a hospital or health service organization
  • Oversee a medical practice group
  • Coordinate an ambulatory clinic
  • Supervise a local, state or federal government agency
  • Become a highly trained healthcare administrator

This master’s program will prepare you to become an executive, capable to assume a position of leadership in a variety of healthcare organizations.

Admissions Requirements

Students applying for a Master of Health Administration at WSU must have and submit:

  • An undergraduate degree in health management, business, clinical profession, or related field.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.75.
  • A personal goals essay of 500 words or less which clearly articulates the applicant’s reason for seeking admission to the MHA program
  • A current resume
  • Two professional letters of recommendation that are acquainted with the applicant’s background and potential success in graduate studies
  • 3 years or more of managerial work experience, evaluated by the MHA admission committee; or be a WSU graduate from health management, business, clinical profession or related field, graduate certificate in health administration, with a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the last 60 credit hours

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Admission – December 15
  • Fall Admission – July 15

Tuition & Financial Aid

We know that cost, value, and affordability are important factors in deciding to get your graduate degree. We are very proud that WSU is one of the most affordable research institutions in the state of Kansas, offering more students the opportunity to pursue their education.

Support to Help You Succeed

Academic Advisors are available to all students in graduate programs at WSU. Your advisor information is provided at the point of admission. Our student driven approach means you will meet with your advisor to:

  • Discuss course options
  • Get career guidance
  • Create your plan of study
  • Know what it takes be successful

WSU empowers you to own your educational experience and to seek support when needed.

“I love the flexibility of being able to sit down at the computer when it’s convenient and still be in a class with others.”


Practice Meets Potential at Wichita State University

At Wichita State University, students learn how to translate classroom potential into career success. That's why Wichita State University is committed to advancing students toward their goals every step of the way – from in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs to flexible online coursework, top-notch student support, and access to affordable programs with proven career outcomes.

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