Healthcare Administration

Master of Healthcare Administration

Get the knowledge and experience you need to effectively lead health care organizations and related industries.


Our online Master of Healthcare Administration program focuses on leadership, strategic planning, finances and analytical skills. As with all our master’s degrees, it includes two face-to-face weekend sessions. You’ll also spend a semester in Applied Practice, changing health outcomes or developing new educational innovations.


Applicants to the Master of Healthcare Administration program must:

  • Hold a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Have completed an undergraduate course in statistics with a grade of “C” or better. (If you don’t have college credits in statistics, you will be able to enroll in a statistics course at PA College.)
  • Provide two letters of recommendation and a professional goals statement of no more than 500 words

Spring Semester Application Requirements

To ensure a seat in Spring courses, applications to the graduate programs should be submitted no later than October 1, 2018. After that date, any applications will need to be considered on a case by case basis.

New graduate student orientation for the Spring semester will take place on Friday, December 14, and Thursday, January 10, at the College (850 Greenfield Road, Lancaster). New graduate students should plan to attend one of these sessions. Matriculated students will receive more information throughout the Summer.


HCA 620Applied Practice in Healthcare Administration3
IPC 501*Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in a Diverse Society3
IPC 502*Innovation and Technology3
IPC 511*Graduate Research3
IPC 512*Health Care Policy and Finance3
IPC 550*Integrating Experience INC
IPC 601*Leadership in/ Healthcare3
IPC 650*Integrating Experience IINC
NHA 521Health Systems Organization and Management3
NHA 522Organizational Behavior and Process Improvement in Health Care3
NHA 601Quantitative Business Analysis3
NHA 602Strategic Planning3
Total Combined Credits33
*Interprofessional collaborative core course