MHAOnline.com Features - What's Happening in Healthcare Administration?

This features section explores career paths, professors to know, industry changes, and other forces shaping the experience of online MHA students. These features cover the realities of pursuing an online degree, including applications tips, internship requirements, scholarship prospects, and advice for finding a job upon graduation.

Check back regularly for updates, including interviews with program administrators, career profiles, and application tips.

October 13, 2021

Top Health Administration Scholarships (2021-2022)

The cost of higher education continues to rise, forcing students to take on a considerable amount of debt to fulfill their dream of getting a quality education. Fortunately for students in health administration, there is a growing number of scholarship opportunities.

October 4, 2021

Guide to Service Line Structures in Healthcare Operations

Healthcare organizations must strategically structure their services and operate with an eye towards cost and resource availability. By utilizing a consolidated approach with a service line structure, organizations will garner benefits beyond just economies of scale through building up their stability for the future. In healthcare contexts, the term “service line” is a way of defining a specific line of business, often inclusive of operational, financial, and strategic attributes, and organizing that line of business with a governance structure.

September 27, 2021

National Health Care Supply Chain Week 2021: A Leader's Guide

The health care supply chain is the backbone of the modern health care system. It ensures that providers and patients have the resources they need when they need them. As in any supply chain, health care supply chain leaders need to have a keen sense of business acumen, optimizing for efficiency, logistics, cost, and resiliency.

August 31, 2021

Healthcare Debates: Is Healthcare a Right or Privilege?

Where someone stands on this debate comes down to how they see rights, the role they believe government has in enforcing these rights, whether or not they believe healthcare is something every individual deserves, and whether they believe we are connected or separate.

August 9, 2021

Online MHA Programs Ranked by Affordability (2021-2022)

Student loan debt is reaching epic proportions and the cost of advanced education is rising. To help students find affordable programs we’ve outlined the top 20 most affordable online MHA programs in 2021-2022.

August 3, 2021

National Assisted Living Week 2021: An Expert's Advocacy Guide

Assisted living communities provide long-term care to those who need a little extra help, offering support and services to residents while also preserving as much of their independence as possible.

July 28, 2021

Healthcare Actuary - A Day in the Life

Ever wondered how healthcare insurance companies assess risk and calculate their premium costs? Read on to learn more about a day in the life of a healthcare actuary—a financial prediction specialist who uses statistical analysis to estimate costs for health insurance companies.

July 21, 2021

Healthcare Debates: Is There a Cure for the American Healthcare System’s Chronic Pain?

Over the last few years, my freelance writing job led me down the road of becoming more informed than the average person when it comes to the American healthcare system. One theme kept appearing: the American healthcare system is chronically suffering. With all the solutions fueled by all the kind-hearted people, I can’t help but wonder why the American healthcare system is still in chronic pain.

July 15, 2021

An MHA’s Guide to Earning Your Master of Health Administration Degree

The master of healthcare administration (MHA) degree provides professionals with the credentials and educational background for roles in healthcare leadership, across all types of health-related organizations. In a matter of two to three years of both formal education and hands-on field experience, graduating with an MHA degree will provide invaluable skills in management, data analytics, and operating performance—all of which are required to succeed in today’s healthcare environment.