2019 Most Affordable Colleges for an Online MHA

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These 25 universities offer the most affordable online master’s degrees in healthcare administration. All schools cost $18,000 or less annually. William Woods University ranks #1 for affordability, with an annual tuition for a Master of Health Administration of only $6,300. Midwestern State University, ranked #5, offers a variety of concentrations as part of the MHA program including Health Information Management, Medical Practice Management, and Rural and Urban Hospital Management.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2019 rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in healthcare administration degrees. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 William Woods University Annual Tuition $6,300
#2 #2 Rutgers University - Bloustein School Annual Tuition $6,741
#3 #3 Briar Cliff University Annual Tuition $7,200
#4 #4 Western Governors University Annual Tuition $7,500
#5 #5 Midwestern State University Annual Tuition $8,460
#6 #6 Colorado State University-Global Campus Annual Tuition $9,000
#7 #7 Trident University International Annual Tuition $9,180
#8 #8 Wayland Baptist University Annual Tuition $9,300
#9 #9 Ohio Christian University Annual Tuition $9,450
#10 #10 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Annual Tuition $9,720
#11 #11 Pfeiffer University Annual Tuition $10,020
#12 #12 Bellevue University Annual Tuition $10,350
#13 #13 Central Michigan University Annual Tuition $10,728
#14 #14 University of Central Florida Annual Tuition $11,590
#15 #15 University of Maryland University College Annual Tuition $11,862
#16 #16 Ohio University-Main Campus Annual Tuition $12,060
#17 #17 New England College Annual Tuition $12,240
#18 #18 Utica College Annual Tuition $12,420
#19 #19 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $13,794
#20 #20 Florida Atlantic University Annual Tuition $13,912
#21 #21 Webster University Annual Tuition $14,040
#22 #22 Saint Joseph's University Annual Tuition $15,660
#23 #23 The George Washington University Annual Tuition $16,650
#24 #24 Texas Woman's University Annual Tuition $17,028
#25 #25 Florida International University Annual Tuition $18,000
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  • Annual Tuition: $6,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,103
  • Example Classes:
    Ethics in Healthcare; Human Resources Management in Healthcare; Legal Aspects of Healthcare; Organizational and Change Management in Healthcare Administration; Policy Issues in Healthcare Administration; Statistics and Research Methods

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,741
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 13,978
  • Example Classes:
    Health Care Economics; Health Care Ethics and Law; Health Systems Operations; Leadership; Marketing for Health Care Organizations; Population Health

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,200
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 199
  • Example Classes:
    Christian and Franciscan Traditions; Developmental Psychology; Diversity in the Workplace; Ethics in Health Care; Financial Management for Health Care Organizations; Health Information Management Systems Applications

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 20,328
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting for Decision Makers; Data-Driven Decision Making; Financial Resource Management in Healthcare; Global Economics for Managers; Healthcare Delivery Systems, Regulation, and Compliance; Integrated Physical Sciences
  • Annual Tuition: $8,460
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 745
  • Example Classes:
    Health Care and Personnel Law; Health Care Marketing & Microeconomics; Health Care Organization Behavior & Management Theories; Health Informatics; Health Services Administration Foundations; Health Services Operational & Strategy Management
  • Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,437
  • Example Classes:
    Healthcare Information Systems; Healthcare Operations Management; Healthcare Supervision; Managed Care and Health Insurance; Operations Management in Healthcare Organizations; Organizational Behavior and Human Resources in Healthcare
  • Annual Tuition: $9,180
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,748
  • Example Classes:
    Health Care Delivery Systems; Health Care Finance; Health Care Systems Organization; Health Information Systems; Legal Aspects of Health Administration; Marketing in Health Care
  • Annual Tuition: $9,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,289
  • Example Classes:
    Health Care Delivery Systems; Health Care Law; Long-Term Care Administration; Operations Management in Health Care Systems; Regulatory Aspects of Long-Term Health Care; Selected Topics in Health Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $9,450
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and ABHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 448
  • Example Classes:
    Corporate Compliance and Integrity; Healthcare Finance; Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement; Healthcare Industry; Healthcare Informatics; Healthcare Legal and Regulatory Climates
  • Annual Tuition: $9,720
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,688
  • Example Classes:
    Health Insurance and Reimbursement; Healthcare Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Healthcare Operations & Supply Chain Management; Medical Sociology; Quality, Patient Safety & Risk Management; Strategic Planning & Marketing in Healthcare
  • Annual Tuition: $10,020
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 566
  • Example Classes:
    Contemporary Health Administration; Health Economics; Health Services Financial Management; Health Services Information Management; Health Services Marketing; Legal and Ethical Perspectives in Healthcare Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,342
  • Example Classes:
    Evidence-Based Management; Health Information Technology; Human Resources in Healthcare; Legal and Regulatory Issues; Operations Management; Principles of Healthcare Management
  • Annual Tuition: $10,728
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,109
  • Example Classes:
    Health Informatics and Quality Improvement; Healthcare Administration and Ethical Compliance; Healthcare Law, Compliance and Risk Management; International Health Systems, Policy and Administration; Quantitative Decision-Making for Health Administration; Statistics for Health Professionals
  • Annual Tuition: $11,590
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,365
  • Example Classes:
    Epidemiology; Epidemiology and Health Planning; Financial Accounting for Health Care Managers; Financial Management for Health Care Managers; Fundamentals of Health Information Technology; Health Care Economics
  • Annual Tuition: $11,862
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 13,310
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Management for Health Care Organizations; Health Care Institutional Organization and Management; Information Technology for Health Care Administration; Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration; Long-Term Care Administration; Strategic Issues in Healthcare Leadership
  • Annual Tuition: $12,060
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,924
  • Example Classes:
    Epidemiology in Health Administration; Ethical Issues in Health Care; Evaluation and Quality Improvement in Health Care; Human Resource Management in Health Care; Research and Quantitative Methods for Health Services; Strategic Planning and Marketing in Health Services
  • Annual Tuition: $12,240
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,010
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Accounting in Healthcare Organizations; Legal Issues in Healthcare; Managerial Economics; Marketing Management in Healthcare and Service Sectors; Organizational Communication, Negotiations & Conflict Resolution; Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $12,420
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,569
  • Example Classes:
    Health Care Financial Management; Legal and Regulatory Issues for Fraud Management; Management of Fraud Prevention and Detection; Organization Development and Change; Public Health Care Policies of Aging; The Economics of Health and Health Care Policy
  • Annual Tuition: $13,794
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 19,027
  • Example Classes:
    Ethical and Legal Considerations of Healthcare; Global Health and Diversity; Healthcare Delivery Systems; Healthcare Economics; Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement; Healthcare Informatics

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,912
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,139
  • Example Classes:
    Global Issues in Healthcare Delivery; Health Law; Health Policy; Organizational Behavior in Healthcare; Planning and Marketing in Healthcare
  • Annual Tuition: $14,040
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,768
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Management in Health Administration; Health Administration Law; Management Accounting; Managerial Economics; Operations and Project Management; Organization and Management in Health Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $15,660
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,038
  • Example Classes:
    Computer-Based Patient Record; Employee Assistance & Occupational Health; Health Care and the Internet; Health Care Law; Organization Change & Culture; Stress and Crisis Management
  • Annual Tuition: $16,650
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 31,310
  • Example Classes:
    Community and Public Health; Health Economics and Quantitative Methods; Healthcare Financial Management; Healthcare Management and Strategy; Medical Informatics and Decision Management; Quality and Performance Improvement
  • Annual Tuition: $17,028
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,248
  • Example Classes:
    Health Care Finance; Health Law and Ethics; Leadership and Career Development in Health Care Administration; Management Accounting for Health Care Organizations; Performance Measurement and Quality in Health Care Administration; Population Health Management
  • Annual Tuition: $18,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 9,147
  • Example Classes:
    Communication Theory and Practice for Health Professions; Cultural Competency in Health Sciences; Economic and Decision Analysis in Health Services; Financial Management of Health Systems; Financing & Reimbursement of Health Systems; Health Law and Legal Aspects of Management
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