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Master of Business Administration – Healthcare

Pursue Your MBA Healthcare Administration Online!

The online Master of Business Administration Healthcare (MBA-HC) from Post University offers a graduate-level exploration and understanding of the business of healthcare. This online healthcare administration MBA program offers the learning experiences you could use to develop skills and insights for implementing cost savings and efficiencies throughout a healthcare organization. Coursework for this advanced degree covers financial accounting, health services management, risk management, performance improvement, modern healthcare organizations, and more.

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The Online MBA – Healthcare Administration Program at a Glance

Flexible Online Classes

Monthly Start Dates

36 Credit Hours

16- to 24-Month Program

Individualized Practice Experiences

Online Curriculum for Real-World Skills

Coursework for your MBA – Healthcare degree is designed to help you build the foundation of insights and practical skills necessary to:

  • Take leadership for planning, providing, and improving healthcare services and systems
  • Effectively manage the performance of professionals in healthcare environments
  • Integrate multiple functional and professional perspectives to create innovative solutions
  • Use theoretical knowledge and contemporary research for evidence-based decision-making
  • Accept accountability, responsibility, and stewardship for an organization’s actions
  • Address the legal, regulatory, and ethical challenges of the healthcare industry

Your Online MBA in Healthcare Administration on Your Terms

To provide you with educational flexibility and choice, we offer two different learning modalities for our online MBA program: Term Based and SIMPath® (Competency Based).

Term Based (All Specializations)

  • 100% online classes
  • 8-week terms
  • Monthly class start dates
  • Consistent due dates
  • Take one class at a time

SIMPath® (Non-NP Specializations Only)

  • 100% online classes
  • 16-week semesters
  • Monthly class start dates
  • Self-paced format
  • Complete as many classes as you can*

* Start with two classes. Add in more as your schedule allows. You can register for additional classes up to the 13th week. Unfinished courses will need to be repeated.

Curriculum, Course Descriptions, & Program Outcomes

Please see the University Catalog for the online MBA – Healthcare program’s full curriculum with course descriptions and program outcomes.

MBA - Healthcare Online Admissions Requirements

View the full list of the Nursing & Healthcare Admissions Requirements

Our admissions team is available to walk you through the application process and answer any questions on MBA – Healthcare program requirements. Contact us to learn more!

Tuition & Payment Options

View the Tuition and Fees section for information for the online MBA – Healthcare degree program costs.

We offer several funding options as you pursue your education. Please see the Scholarships and Other Ways to Save section to learn more about our:

  • External Scholarships
  • Nursing Tuition Reductions
  • Education Partnership Program Tuition Reduction
  • Post Eagle Program (Military)
  • Payment Plans
  • And more!


This program is not currently eligible for Title IV funding for new enrollments.

“The program is smaller, and I like that. I’d give the instructors an A+ and the student success advisors were always so great when you had questions. I’d 100% recommend Post University and this program.” 

Kathryn Ritter

MBA Healthcare

​Pursue Your MBA Healthcare at Post!

At Post University, we are focused on your success, in and out of the classroom. A student success advisor will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and help you address challenges throughout your Master of Business Administration Healthcare program. From operations management to medical and health services, we are here to help you achieve your goals.

Ready to make a difference for the healthcare industry and your future? Contact us to learn more about our online MBA healthcare administration program.



What is healthcare administration?

Healthcare administration, also known as healthcare management or healthcare leadership, involves planning, coordinating, and overseeing the delivery of healthcare services within healthcare organizations. Healthcare administrators play a crucial role in managing healthcare facilities, optimizing resources, ensuring regulatory compliance, and improving the quality and efficiency of patient care.

What jobs could you pursue with a healthcare administration degree?

A healthcare administration degree could help you gain the training and skills needed for a variety of career opportunities in the healthcare industry. Some common job responsibilities include hospital administration, health services management, executive leadership, clinical management, health information management, healthcare consulting, and healthcare policy analysis.

Can I earn an online MBA in healthcare?

Depending on the institution, an MBA in Healthcare can be earned on campus, in a hybrid format, or completely online. Post University’s online Master of Business Administration in Healthcare program offers flexible online classes available in two different tracks, 8-week term-based courses, and SIMPath self-paced and competency-based track, providing a flexible learning environment for working professionals

How long does it take to achieve an MBA in Healthcare?

Earning an MBA in Healthcare typically takes 2 to 3 years of full-time study. The duration may vary depending on the program structure and whether you are pursuing it part-time, which could extend the timeline. Post University’s Online MBA – Healthcare program can typically be completed in 16 to 24 months, but can be completed sooner, especially with SIMPath competency-based format.

Is an MBA in Healthcare hard?

The difficulty of an MBA in Healthcare can vary from person to person, depending on their prior experience, academic background, and time commitment. The program often includes challenging coursework in business management and healthcare administration. It requires dedication, critical thinking, and time management skills. However, with the right support and study habits, many individuals find it manageable and rewarding. Success in an MBA in Healthcare is more about dedication and effort than inherent difficulty.

This program is not currently eligible for Title IV funding for new enrollments.

Note: This program is not designed to fulfill the educational requirements for any licensure or certification. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body but does assist students in understanding licensure requirements.