There are over 900 companies operating in health care in Nashville with sway over the worldwide industry. Learn to be a leader in a city at the forefront of health care practice, business and technology. Here, you'll be an eyewitness to the future of the field and the latest advances in delivering health care.
As you earn your MHA at Lipscomb, our experts will teach you relevant health care business practices. They'll introduce you to industry leaders and guide you on a global business trip. Our immersive program will teach you to take what you learn and integrate it in your own company or practice. Take advantage of this fabulous chance to learn the business of health care.
Our MHA program takes a personal approach, and we want you to learn as much from each other as from your professors. That’s why we consider the whole candidate in our admissions process. We are looking for MHA students who can think analytically, who can contribute to a team, who are motivated by personal growth and who can inspire others.
Applicants to the MHA program must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. It is preferred applicants have two years' post-graduate work experience.
The completed application requirements for the MHA program:
- Your submitted online application and fee
- Personal response to the following question: How will the knowledge and skills you expect to attain in Lipscomb's MHA program help you create more value in your organization and community?
- Transcripts from your undergraduate program (and graduate, if applicable)
- Have electronic copies emailed directly from your undergraduate institution to firstname.lastname@example.org
- If you are having a hard copy mailed, have it sent to: Lipscomb University, ATTN: Graduate Admissions Office, One University Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37204
- Two professional recommendations. You’ll input your recommenders' email addresses, and they’ll receive a link to an online form they can complete in about 15 minutes.
MHA students must complete all of the following courses:
- BU 6303 - Health Services Management
- BU 6323 - The U.S. Health Care System
- BU 6333 - Health Care Financial Management
- BU 6523 - Managing Human Resources
- BU 6533 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior
- ICM 5053 - Conflict Management in Health Care Settings
- HA 6113 - Health Policy
- HA 6123 - Health Care Analytics and Analysis
- HA 6133 - Strategic Use of Health Care Information Systems
- HA 6143 - Health Care Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- HA 6173 - Process Improvement in Health Care
- HA 6193 - Strategic Finance in Health Care
- HA 6223 - Strategic Marketing in Health Care
- HA 6233 - Law and Ethics in Health Care
- HA 6243 - Population Health and Global Perspectives
- HA 6253 - Health Care Quality and Outcomes
- HA 6263 - Health Care Strategy
Tuition & Aid
Tuition for the MHA is $950* per semester hour for a total tuition cost of $52,250*.
- $50 application fee and $195 graduation fee
- Program Fee
*Note: The graduate tuition rates may increase annually, effective each summer semester.