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Exploring MHA Programs in New York

Exploring MHA Programs in New York
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Noodle Staff November 16, 2018

If you are an aspiring healthcare administrator, you will find there are many high quality programs available to New Yorkers seeking to obtain a master’s in healthcare administration.

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For aspiring healthcare administrators with Big Apple dreams, we’ve got good news. With 130 hospitals, 22 hospice facilities, 565 hospital extension clinics, 40 diagnostic and treatment centers, 49 residential health care facilities, and a number of home healthcare agencies, New York has abundant opportunities for healthcare careers. Even better? You don’t need to wait until you finish your degree to move to New York. Heck, you don’t even need to get off your couch—as several of the below programs can be completed fully online.


Clarkson University

David D. Reh School of Business

  • Degree: Master of Business Administration-Healthcare Management (on campus, online, hybrid)
  • Length: Full-time (two years or less), Part-time (two to four years)
  • Credits to graduate: 48 credits, including seven core courses, seven advanced courses, and two electives
  • Curriculum includes: Introduction to Health Systems, Health Systems Management, Health Operations, Healthcare Leadership Proseminar, Health Systems Marketing, Statistical Methods for Data Analytics, Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making, Healthcare Finance, Health Economics, Health Informatics, Structural Dynamics in Healthcare, Legal Aspects of Healthcare, Health Policy and Managerial Epidemiology, and Strategic Issues for Healthcare Organizations (Health Capstone)
  • To Apply, visit the David D. Reh School of Business MBA/MHA program page for more information on application deadlines and requirements.

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Columbia University

Mailman School of Public Health

  • Degree: Master of Health Administration
  • U.S. News & World Report Ranking: #15 in Health Care Management
  • Dual Degrees offered: Master of Health Administration/Master of Public Health; Master of Health Administration/Master of Science in Architecture, Planning and Preservation; Master of Health Administration/Master of Business Administration; Master of Health Administration/Doctor of Dental Medicine; Master of Health Administration/Master of International Affairs; Master of Health Administration/Master of Public Affairs; Master of Health Administration/Juris Doctor; Master of Health Administration/Master of Science in Nursing; Master of Health Administration/Doctor of Medicine; Master of Health Administration/Master of Science in Occupational Therapy; Master of Health Administration/Master of Science in Social Work
  • Length: Full-time (two-year program with courses five days a week, broken into four semesters), part-time (28-month program with courses in the evening, broken into seven semesters), executive (two-year program with weekend intensives, running from Thursday to Sunday, broken into six semesters)
  • Curriculum includes: Managerial and Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Accounting and Budgeting, Healthcare Finance, Marketing, Health IT, Quality, and HR Management.
  • To Apply, visit the Mailman School of Public Health MHA program page for more information on application deadlines and requirements.

Cornell University

College of Human Ecology

  • Degree: Master of Health Administration (on campus), Executive Master of Health Administration (online)
  • U.S. News & World Report Ranking: #6 in Health Policy & Management
  • Dual degrees offered: Master of Health Administration/Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration/Master of Public Administration, Bachelor of Science/Master of Health Administration
  • Length: Two-year MHA, Two-year MHA/MBA, Three-year MHA/MPA, Five-year BS/MHA
  • Core curriculum: Health Care Organization, Organizational Development and Human Resources, Regression Analysis and Managerial Forecasting, Microeconomics for Management and Policy, Health Care Accounting, Health Care Strategy, Population Health for Health Managers, Health Care Marketing, Finance Essentials, Health Care Ethics, Healthcare Finance, Legal Aspects of Health Care, Managing Operations, Health Care Information Technology, Health Policy
  • To Apply, visit the College of Human Ecology program page for more information on application deadlines and requirements.

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Zicklin School of Business

  • Degree: Executive MBA in Healthcare Administration
  • Formats: Part-time cohort
  • Length: 30 months
  • Curriculum includes: Managerial Statistics, Strategy and Competitive Advantage, Global Perspectives in Healthcare Management, Financial Accounting, Managing People and Organizations, Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness, Societal and Governmental Environment of Business, Healthcare Informatics and Quality, Managing Business Operations, Population Health Assessment, Healthcare Economics, Corporate Finance, Marketing Management, Managerial Accounting and Applications in Healthcare, Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration, Emerging Issues in the Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Ventures, International Study Tour
  • To Apply, visit the Zicklin School of Business Healthcare MBA program page for more information on application deadlines and requirements.

New York University

Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

  • Degree: Master of Health Administration (online)
  • U.S. News & World Report Ranking: NYU Wagner is ranked #2 in Health Policy & Management for “Best Graduate Schools in Public Affairs”
  • Length: Part-time program that can be completed in 28 months (seven semesters)
  • Core curriculum: Managing Healthcare Organizations, Health Policy & the Health System I, Skill-Building for Healthcare Managers, Accounting for Healthcare Management, Health Policy & the Health System II, Analyzing Data for Healthcare Management, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship for Healthcare Organizations, Managerial Accounting for Healthcare Organizations, Healthcare Information Technology: Public Policy and Management, Principles of Human Resources Management for Healthcare Organizations, Introduction to Health Economics, Healthcare Marketing and Strategic Communications, Healthcare Law, Governance and Ethics, Operations Management for Healthcare Organizations, Advanced Topics in Health Policy, Capital Financing and Advanced Issues in Financial Management, Continuous Quality Improvement, Advanced Topics in Data/Evidence for Healthcare, Advanced Simulation in Healthcare Management
  • To Apply, visit the NYU Wagner Online MHA program page for more information on application deadlines and requirements.

(Last Updated on February 26, 2024)

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