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.

February 11, 2021

Healthcare‌ ‌Tomorrow:‌ ‌How‌ Mindbloom ‌Is‌ ‌Transforming‌ ‌Psychedelic Therapy‌

In her role at Mindbloom, Chelsea Tersavich conducts psychiatric evaluations and has facilitated ketamine therapy sessions for over 250 clients. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from American University and a master’s from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program.

February 1, 2021

Guide to Healthcare Leadership Conferences (2021)

Healthcare leadership conferences are nodes of knowledge that act as temporary centers of excellence. It’s here that industry leaders get together to discuss their challenges, opportunities, and research on the topics that matter most.

January 28, 2021

Best Healthcare Administration Certifications (2021)

Professional certification in a particular area of healthcare administration not only proves that the holder is competent in a specialized area, it also shows one’s commitment to continued education, professional networking, and industry-recognized best practices.

January 19, 2021

Bereavement Coordinator - A Day in the Life

Death is never easy, and the job of a bereavement coordinator isn’t, either: this is a delicate position that requires expert training and a wealth of compassion. But for the people they serve, bereavement coordinators offer critical support at life’s most difficult moments.

January 11, 2021

Healthcare Associations You Want to Join in 2021 (And Why)

“If you are a professional who wants to be the best in your field, then membership in a professional association is crucial,” McGinley says. “If excellence is our goal, as it should be, we need to surround ourselves with others with the same goal.”

December 30, 2020

The Best Graduate Healthcare Degrees in 2021

Healthcare is currently the country’s largest employer, and jobs in healthcare are projected to be among the fastest-growing over the next decade. As the industry grows so does the opportunity for a new career path.

December 29, 2020

Five Emerging Careers in Healthcare Administration (2021)

Healthcare administration is one of the fastest growing careers in the US. But in an increasingly complex and fragmented landscape, healthcare administration is becoming more of an umbrella term than a specific career.

December 14, 2020

Accreditation & Certification: Interview with an Expert from The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 22,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the US. As the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting accrediting body in healthcare, its Gold Seal of Approval has fittingly become the gold standard for healthcare facilities.

December 1, 2020

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative - A Day in the Life

It can be challenging for doctors and other medical professionals to keep up-to-date with all the new drugs on the market, which is why pharmaceutical sales representatives are critical. They provide educational materials to doctors, put on seminars to explain new medications, and attend medical conferences to inform health care workers about the latest in drug development.