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University's Dahlkemper School of Business welcomes prospective candidates to
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applicable accelerated programs. Connect with our expert faculty and
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Healthcare administration has been impacted around the world by seismic, global shifts including: management of and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, advances in medical science, an explosion of health-related technologies and data, a focus on disease
prevention and well-being, and the rise of the healthcare consumer (Deloitte).
The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree, which is STEM-designated, was developed to meet the needs of evolving healthcare systems around the world through flexible, student-choice instruction. Students decide what works best with their schedules
and learning preferences. They can take course work in the classroom or online. Even online students can complete the coursework independently or blend in weekly enrichment sessions through video conferencing. The 36-credit program can be completed
part-time in two years or full-time in one. All courses are offered in seven-week increments. The dynamic curriculum is taught by leading healthcare professionals. All are experienced managers, and many are currently high-level professionals in healthcare
Career opportunities abound for capable, highly-skilled healthcare managers. More than 100,000 people serve in the field, from middle management to CEO level. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the role of healthcare managers will grow 32% through
There are very few careers more dynamic than healthcare administration. Management opportunities and challenges continue to evolve to make this field demanding and rewarding for highly-motivated people with excellent interpersonal-communication skills.
Health administrators work in numerous settings, including:
Program Director: Rick Stachel, DSc, MBA 814-871-7187
The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree is designed for career-oriented individuals who want to help shape the direction of healthcare organizations. Students will be sought who bring both a business mind and a commitment to take care of
the enterprise, its patients and families and its employees. Our students will be provided with the education, tools and resources to help them gain employment in the full continuum of healthcare including hospitals, physician practices, long-term
care settings and public health, research and consultant organizations.
Gannon MHA students are working professionals or recent college graduates who want to advance their career opportunities in healthcare organizations. Students choose whether they want to take coursework in the classroom or online. Even online students
have the option of completing the program independently or join colleagues and instructors in weekly video conferencing.
Maura Chrostowski MHA Program
Phone: 814-871-7474Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Courthouse Commons150 W. Sixth St.
Richard StachelAssistant Professor
Carlo CandallaAdjunct Lecturer
Jestin CarlsonAdjunct Lecturer
Maura ChrostowskiAdjunct Lecturer
Tomi HeroldAdjunct Lecturer
Michelle RobertsonAdjunct Lecturer
Geoffrey VanderPalAdjunct Lecturer