Master of Healthcare Administration


Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)





The Master’s of Healthcare Administration (MHA) is a hybrid program crafted to empower future healthcare leaders with the knowledge and skills essential for success in the complex and dynamic healthcare industry. It is meticulously designed with a Christian philosophy deeply rooted in fostering compassionate, ethical, and innovative leaders who can navigate the multifaceted challenges of healthcare management.

Jessup’s MHA program offers a flexible and dynamic learning experience primarily offered through a hybrid format, combining the advantages of on-campus and online learning with collaborative mentoring with our partners in healthcare settings. A blended approach allows you to engage in meaningful face-to-face interactions with faculty and peers during on-campus sessions while providing the convenience of online coursework to accommodate busy schedules and individual learning preferences.

  • In-Depth Healthcare Knowledge – Graduates will possess a comprehensive understanding of healthcare systems, policies, and practices.

  • Ethical Decision-Making – Graduates will demonstrate ability to make effective ethical decisions in healthcare management.

  • Effective Servant/Team Leadership – Graduates will have the ability to lead healthcare teams effectively.

  • Healthcare Data Analysis – Graduates will be proficient in healthcare data analysis.

  • Strategic Healthcare Planning – Graduates will be skilled in developing and implementing strategies for healthcare organizations.

  • Global Healthcare Perspectives – Graduates will appreciate the global dimensions of patient-centered healthcareAdvocate for Healthcare Equality and Quality – Students will advocate for culturally sensitive patient-centered care and quality improvement within healthcare organizations.

  • Engage in Community Service – Students will recognize the importance of community service and social responsibility, actively engaging in initiatives that contribute to the well-being of their local and global communities.

Program Distinctives

  • Hybrid program

  • Faith based education

  • Rocklin – online and in person (symposiums)

  • 21 months (5 semesters) 

  • Personalized advising

  • Compassionate care and transformational servant leadership

  • Collaborative mentoring with designated partners

  • In-person seminars with industry experts and faculty 

  • Curriculum that integrates Christian spiritual formation

  • No GMAT/GRE Required

Program Courses (40 units: 34 units + 6 units of practicum)

  • MHA530 | Healthcare Systems, Hospital Organization, and Health Policy
  • MHA581 | Introduction to Servant Leadership, People Management, and Communication in Healthcare
  • MHA600 | Seminar
  • MHA532 | Hospital and Ambulatory Operations and Change Management
  • MHA540 | Healthcare Financial Management, Medical Reimbursement & RCM, and Budgeting
  • MHA510 | Healthcare Information Systems, Health Informatics, and Statistical Data Analysis
  • MHA550 | Topics in Healthcare Economics and Policy
  • MHA562 | Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Christian Values
  • MHA600 | Seminar
  • MHA590 | Population Health, Healthcare Quality, and Data Analysis
  • MHA570 | Transformational Servant Leadership for Senior Leaders
  • MHA699 | Strategic Planning, Marketing, and Communication (Capstone Integrative Course)
  • MHA560 | Healthcare Human Resources, Medical Staff, and Health Law
  • MHA675 | Practicum

Dr. George R. Stubblefield, DC, IDE, ACSM

Dean, Professor – School of Natural and Applied Sciences

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