Online Master of Science for Healthcare Administration Professionals

Are you a healthcare professional who wants to sharpen your ability to provide innovative, strategic, ethical, and analytic thinking to optimize organizational performance?

American Public University's online master’s in Healthcare Administration responds to the evolving needs of healthcare organizations.

Through this program, you will engage with industry peer students in a lively and collaborative online format. You will hone your knowledge of

  • Ethical leadership management
  • Business
  • Patient-centered quality healthcare

Your coursework will explore such areas as

  • Leadership and operational management
  • Legal and ethical administration
  • Organizational behavior
  • Technology applications in health information management
  • Financial management

This program includes a field experience practicum where you will examine the structure, leadership, governance, and organizational culture of a healthcare organization. You will explore the roles of a chief executive officer, chief financial officer, and chief medical and clinical officers, as you reflect on leadership strengths and potential areas for improvement.

Your education experience will be enriched by peer students and faculty who bring their real-world experience to help you meet the challenging and changing needs of this profession.

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Prasida Khanal
APU, MPH, Public Health, 2015

There are multiple graduate programs, which are affordable. Adult learners benefit from a flexible schedule, which is extremely helpful if you’re balancing education with work and family life.

Learn from a nationally recognized leader in online education.

At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

Received “Best for Vets Colleges” distinction from Military Times since 2015.

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Part of the accredited American Public University System (APUS).

An Affordable, Quality Education is Within Reach.*

Rising college costs have many of our nation’s hard-working professionals feeling left behind when it comes to making their higher education goals a reality. At American Public University, we believe it doesn’t have to be that way. At APU you’ll find programs that align with industry trends and are backed by individual support teams dedicated to helping you succeed. Our commitment to affordability doesn’t mean sacrificing quality.

Consistently Affordable Rates

APU prioritizes controlling costs and delivering value for students. At APU, you benefit from quality and affordability.

Undergraduate $270 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $350 per credit hour $325/credit hour with military grant
  • Earn credits for your experience. Don’t leave your hard-earned credits behind. We offer no-cost transfer credit evaluation so you can possibly fast-track your education by earning credit for prior life experiences, college courses, or military service.
  • Books online at no cost. If you're taking an undergrad course for credit, textbooks and ebooks are included at no cost. This can save you about $1,200 per year if you’re enrolled full time, according to the College Board’s 2018-2019 Trends in College Pricing.
  • Serving the military. Active-duty servicemembers and their spouses/dependents, Guard members, Reservists, and veterans receive a tuition grant. We also waive technology fees for active-duty, Guard, and Reserve servicemembers using military tuition assistance (TA).
  • Help when you need it. Our excellent support staff can walk you through ways to fund your education, including federal student aid, military TA, veterans’ benefits, scholarships, private loans, and employer contributions.

*On January 1, 2020, our per-credit-hour undergraduate tuition rate will be $285 and master’s/graduate certificate rate will be $370. The technology fee will be $65 per course. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for a military tuition grant, which caps undergraduate and master’s-level tuition at $250 per credit hour. The military grant covering veterans will continue through December 31, 2019.

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