Master of Healthcare Administration

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Applications Due Aug. 1, 2024


The Online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program at Utah Tech University is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in administrative roles within the healthcare industry, whether in the private or public sectors.

With a focus on practical experience through internships, study abroad opportunities, and research initiatives, our MHA program provides a comprehensive education that prepares students for successful careers in healthcare administration.

Affordable and Innovative: Utah Tech University’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is your gateway to becoming a healthcare leader.


The total cost of the program is $21,840*, see here for tuition & fees breakdown.

We understand that financing your education is a significant consideration. Utah Tech is committed to providing support through various financial aid options to help you manage the cost of your education. For additional resources, visit the financial aid website.

*(Additional fees may apply)

Why Choose Utah Tech University’s MHA Program?

  • Innovative Curriculum: Blend academic depth with real-world application to be a leader in healthcare.
  • Quantifiable Achievement: Secure micro-credentials that showcase your skills and progress in key areas of healthcare administration.
  • Customized Pathways: Tailor your education with certificates, internships, or global research to make an impact before graduation.
  • Inclusive Leadership: Learn to lead with equity at the forefront, ensuring accessible healthcare across diverse communities
  • Global Perspective: Engage with worldwide health issues, preparing to contribute globally.

Engaged Faculty

The online MHA program at Utah Tech includes three tenure-line faculty members and practitioner faculty with industry experience.

These faculty members are seasoned academics and healthcare leaders who bring their firsthand experience to the classroom. They are actively engaged in healthcare research, study abroad programs, and various research initiatives.

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“Our students are not just learners; they are future healthcare leaders, innovators, and community advocates.”


  • Bachelor’s Degree: Must hold a B.A. or B.S. from a regionally accredited institution or its international equivalent.
  • Financial Accounting Prerequisite: Must complete with a B or higher. Assistance provided if the requirement is unmet. GPA Requirement: An undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.3 or greater.  If you do not meet the GPA requirements, you may submit an additional notice addressing the low GPA.
  • Personal Statement: Submission of a personal statement, providing insight into the applicant’s motivations, goals, for the program.
  • Official Transcripts: Provision of official transcripts from all attended institutions, verifying academic credentials.
  • English Proficiency: For international students, proof of English language proficiency is required.
  • Admissions Interview: Completion of an interview with the MHA program admissions committee.
  • GRE Scores: While GRE scores are recommended for a strong application, they are not a mandatory requirement.

International students only

All international students and any applicants educated outside the United States must demonstrate proficiency in Standard American English. The following link lists additional information needed to supplement an international application.

International Graduate Student Admissions


The online MHA from Utah Tech University is not just about gaining knowledge; it's about acquiring the skills and credentials that matter to employers. Glassdoor highlights numerous career advancement opportunities for individuals holding an MHA degree.

Revenue Cycle Manager

Average Annual Salary of $123,148

Quality Improvement Director

Average Annual Salary of $103,326

Healthcare Operations Manager

Average Annual Salary of $103,326


How long is the program?

Program duration is 2 years, or 42 credit hours. The Online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) at Utah Tech University is designed for fulltime students. Part-time options are available as well.

What is the program focus?

This program has a dynamic healthcare focus, and is meant to propel students into pivotal leadership positions.

What makes the Utah Tech MHA special?

As a student in the Online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program at Utah Tech University, you’re embarking on a journey designed to elevate your career in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry. Here’s what makes your learning experience stand out:

  • Wide-Ranging Curriculum: Your studies will encompass everything from core and elective courses to specialized certificates like the bio-medical informatics certificate—all without adding time or cost to your program.
  • Micro-Credentials: You’ll earn micro-credentials that showcase your mastery of new, in-demand skills to potential employers.
  • Learn from the Best: Your instructors are seasoned academics and healthcare practitioners who bring their firsthand leadership experiences into the classroom.
  • Leadership-Focused Training: The curriculum is carefully crafted to develop your expertise in business, strategic thinking, and leadership.

How flexible is the program?

The MHA is designed to offer flexible, hands-on learning. The program offers a flexible approach, allowing you to tailor your practical experience to match your interests and career goals. Your diverse practical experiences could include the following:

  • Internship rotations
  • Research opportunities
  • Areas of focus: Engage in critical areas such as healthcare operations, strategic management, and leadership
  • Customizable Learning Path: The program’s customizable aspect ensures that your practical experiences are aligned with your aspirations.

What kind of career prospects will I have?

This program is not just about gaining knowledge, it’s about acquiring the skills and credentials that matter to employers. These are the kind of career prospects you can anticipate:

  • Quality Improvement Director: with an annual salary of approximately $103,326. This role focuses on developing, implementing, and evaluating quality improvement initiatives.
  • Revenue Cycle Manager: offering a salary of around $123,148 per year. Professionals in this position oversee the Revenue Cycle Department’s operations.
  • Healthcare Operations Manager: with a salary of about $100,980 annually. This job involves improving the efficiency and quality of healthcare services and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations.

What will the program cost me?

The total cost estimation for the program is $520/credit hour for a total cost of $21,840* additional fees may apply, which is subject to change. For financial aid information, a link is provided:

Who do I contact with questions?

For more information about the program, individuals are encouraged to contact Dr. Tiffany Vickers at or the One-Stop Office via email at or phone at 435-879-4748.


Tiffany Vickers

MHA Program Director


Phone: 435-879-4419

Office: HPC 304

Samira Hall

Curriculum and Graduate Studies Support Specialist


Phone: 435-652-7506