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Dual Master of Business Administration–Master of Health Administration

Program Overview

Lead in the business of healthcare with dual master’s degrees.

Maximize your influence as a leader in healthcare administration and related industries with a dual MBA-MHA from The University of Scranton.

You’ll not only graduate with the skills and credentials to seek top positions in your field — you’ll save time and reduce the workload by 13–18 credits compared to taking the degrees separately.

Maximize your influence as a leader in healthcare administration and related industries with a dual MBA-MHA from The University of Scranton.

You’ll not only graduate with the skills and credentials to seek top positions in your field — you’ll save time and reduce the workload by 13–18 credits compared to taking the degrees separately.

Quick Facts

2.5

years to complete full-time

65–70

total credit hours

$965

per credit hour

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Two Accredited Master’s Programs in One

Complete two master’s programs simultaneously, and stand out among your peers, ready to take on top positions in healthcare and related industries.

You’ll gain all the skills you need to help an organization navigate the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, as well as successfully implement sustainable approaches to business development and organizational excellence.

Both programs are accredited — the MBA by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the MHA by the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) — so you can be sure your education is among the best offered.

Career Outlook: Growing Demand and Rewarding Salaries

Starting salaries for MBA graduates were at an all-time high in 2019.Moreover, demand for healthcare administration leaders is expected to see massive growth over the next decade.

Starting salaries for MBA graduates were at an all-time high in 2019.Moreover, demand for healthcare administration leaders is expected to see massive growth over the next decade.

In fact, demand for Medical Directors is expected to grow by 20.5% over the next decade. Currently, Medical Directors enjoy a median salary of $149,127 annually, and the top 10% of earners take home more than $235,724 annually. With your dual MBA-MHA, you’ll be well positioned for these top jobs.2

Career Outlook

Curriculum: Coursework Rooted in Excellence

Gain dual master’s degrees — both your MBA and MHA — in less time than it would take to earn them separately.

The AACSB-accredited MBA focuses on business concepts such as the Triple Bottom Line theory, which considers social, fiscal, and environmental impacts on sustainable business development.

The CAHME-accredited MHA focuses on the unique considerations of the healthcare industry, such as regulatory, quality, and technology needs.

Additionally, the MBA-MHA coursework is consistent with the Healthcare Leadership Alliance’s (HLA) competency model, offering outcomes in leadership, business, management, and more.

Curriculum

Program Outcomes

The courses of Scranton’s dual MBA-MHA curriculum will prepare you to:

Admission Requirements

To apply for Scranton’s Dual MBA-MHA program, you’ll need:

Find more details on the MBA-MHA Admission Requirements page.

Admissions Info

Tuition Details

The MBA-MHA program at The University of Scranton consists of 65–70 credit hours depending on your chosen specialization and costs $965 per credit hour.

We strive to provide you with an affordable, high-quality education. That’s why we’re ranked a Best Value School, Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report for 2020.

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Faculty: Specialized Experts in Business and Health Care

As a Dual MBA-MHA student, you’ll have access to industry experts, each with a focused background that aligns with our specialized curriculum.

No matter what you’re passionate about in business or healthcare, you’ll connect with a network of mentors who share your enthusiasm and can teach you exactly what you need to know.

Faculty at Scranton

Why Learn Online?

Earn a degree without interrupting your career. You’ll be part of an online learning community led by a diverse and expert faculty. Online programs reflect the same rigorous standards as our on-campus programs.

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Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to help you pay for your education. A personal financial aid counselor will assist you in identifying and taking full advantage of all opportunities.

Financial Aid Details

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-373-9547.

The MBA-MHA program typically takes four and a half years to complete as a full time student, with a maximum allowed duration of six years. By choosing the dual degree option, you can save between 13 and 18 credits compared to earning each degree separately.

With an MBA-MHA degree, you’ll be prepared for a career in a managerial or director level position at a variety of workplaces including consulting agencies, insurance management companies, the healthcare industry, government agencies and elsewhere.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, career opportunities for Medical and Health Services Managers are expected to grow at a rate of 18% between 2018 and 2028, much faster than the average expected growth rate.

Learn more about how you can use your MBA-MHA degree to grow your career by visiting our MBA-MHA career outlook page.

Yes. You are required to have at least three years of managerial or professional work experience to be admitted to the program.

The MBA-MHA program from The University of Scranton costs $965 per credit hour. With 65–70 credits, the total cost of tuition is between $62,725 and $67,550.

Learn more about costs on our MBA-MHA tuition page.

This program can be completed on either a full- or part-time basis.

There are approximately 23 courses required, totaling between 65 and 70 credit hours. The curriculum for the MBA-MHA program also includes required fieldwork.

View the full list of coursework requirements on our MBA-MHA curriculum page.

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Sources:

  1. Graduate Management Admission Council (2019 May). Business School Hiring Report: Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019. Retrieved November 21, 2019, from https://www.gmac.com/-/media/files/gmac/research/employment-outlook/business-school-hiring-report_corporate-recruiters-survey-2019_may-2019.pdf.
  2. Burning Glass Technologies: Labor Insight™. Retrieved November 22, 2019.