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MHA Programs in Michigan
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Are you looking for healthcare career opportunities with good potential for advancement? Maybe you hold a bachelor's or associate's degree in nursing or another field and have a desire to help guide the future of health care in your state. A master's degree in health administration (MHA) in Michigan may be just what you need.

Take some time to peruse the Master’s in Healthcare Administration programs listed below, then request information from the schools you are interested in learning more about.

MHA Programs in Michigan

Universities that offer master's degrees in health care organization and administration should be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. Specific details about universities in the state of Michigan that are accredited to offer master's degrees in health administration and public health may be found on the CAHME website. You will likely find a rigorous, multi-disciplinary course of study from which alumni can go on to fill leadership roles in federal and state government agencies, health policy research, special programs for the poor and disadvantaged and in clinics, hospitals, and health centers all over the world.

MHSA Curriculum

A typical Master's of Health Services Administration (MHSA) in Michigan focuses on the financing, marketing, organization, and management of healthcare institutions in the United States. The core curriculum usually encompasses around 60 credits, including electives. Among the topics covered are:

  • Economics of health management policy
  • Principles of environmental health sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Health care accounting
  • Law or political science
  • Biostatistics
  • Quantitative methods

Application requirements

Admission to most MHSA programs can be completed via application to SOPHAS, the centralized application service for public health. Three letters of recommendation are typically required, along with GRE or GMAT scores and official transcripts. International students are also required to provide TOEFL scores, although this may be waived in the case of students with a degree from an institution where English was the primary language of instruction.

Take some time to look over your options for earning your Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration on this page, paying close attention to whether online degrees are offered, accreditation status and locations. Once you've determined MI healthcare admin schools that may meet your needs, submit a request for more information directly from our site.

Careers in Health Administration

A master's degree in health administration in MI can prepare you for a career in several different areas of healthcare. Some options include disease prevention, hospital administration, health care management, public health epidemiology, nursing home administration, health informatics and more. You could find yourself planning and coordinating health and medical services in hospitals, managed care organizations, public health agencies or similar facilities.

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in health administration include outpatient care centers, general medical and surgical hospitals, and medical and diagnostic laboratories. The highest paying industries for this occupation are pharmaceuticals and medicine manufacturing, with an annual mean wage of $165,400, reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2013).

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Andrews University (Berrien Springs, MI)
Programs Offered:
MBA - Business Administration
Baker College (Flint, MI)
Programs Offered:
MBA - Health Care Management
Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
Programs Offered:
MHA - Health Administration
Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration: Nursing Concentration
Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration: Health Sector Management Emphasis
Master of Healthcare Administration: Financial Management Concentration
Master of Healthcare Administration: Health Policy Analysis Concentration
Master of Healthcare Administration: Health Services Management Concentration
Siena Heights University (Adrian, MI)
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Leadership: Health Care Track
University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, MI)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration in Healthcare
Master of Health Services Administration
Master of Science in Health Systems Management
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Services Administration
Master of Health Services Administration
Master of Health Services Administration/Juris Doctor
Master of Health Services Administration/Master of Nursing Administration
Master of Public Health
Master of Public Health or Master of Health Services Administration/Master of Public Policy
Master of Public Health/Doctor of Medicine
Master of Public Health/Master of Arts
Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Human Genetics with a speciality in Genetic Counseling
Master of Public Health/Master of Social Work
Master of Science in Health Management and Policy
Master of Science in Health Services Management and Policy and Industrial Operations Engineering
University of Michigan-Flint (Flint, MI)
Programs Offered:
Master of Business Administration: Health Care Administration
Master of Public Administration: Health Care Administration track


In addition to the campus based programs, there are numerous online programs available for many of the common Health Administration degree types (Associate, Bachelors, Masters) and specialties. Please feel free to use the links on the left-hand side of this page to explore some of the online degree programs available. Thanks for visiting!