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Online Health Administration Programs

Earn your Nursing Home Administrators License and a master’s degree.

The online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) from Utica College is a transformative program that provides leading professionals, like you, with the tools and skills for continued success. You’ll build on your career experience, hone your leadership skills and learn new ways to improve health care from the executive level while still using a patient-centered approach.

Annual salaries can range from $58,820 to more than $189,000.^

This 36-credit master's program is 100 percent online, so coursework can be completed on your schedule and you can graduate with your master’s degree in as little as two years. In some states, the program’s curriculum meets the course requirements for Nursing Home Administrator licensure.

Nursing Home Administrator Certificate

The online Nursing Home Administrator graduate certificate offers coursework in management and long-term health care. Courses include ethical and legal issues, finance, gerontology, human resource management and nursing home administration. The certificate provides students with the fifteen credit hours of business and health care administrator content required to meet the educational requirements for candidates pursuing a Nursing Home Administrator license in New York State*.


Students who complete the Certificate have the option of applying those credits towards a graduate degree program at UC.


*In some states, the curriculum of Utica College's online advanced Certificate in Nursing Home Administration meets the course requirements for Nursing Home Administrator licensure. Potential applicants should check with their states' licensing agency or contact program admissions manager to verify the necessary coursework. Faculty advisers are available to work with students to offer guidance and help them meet the academic requirements of this field.


Utica's graduate online MHA and Nursing Home Administrator Certificate programs prepare students for a wide range of careers in health administration:

  • Hospitals
  • Hospices
  • Medical clinics
  • Government health care agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • Health care research institutions
  • Nursing homes, Rehabilitation Centers, Convalescent Homes
  • Higher Education
  • Nonprofit human service, e.g. United Way, Red Cross, Disability Organizations, etc.

The flexible curriculum will help diversify your skills and give you a competitive edge over fellow job seekers and health care management candidates. Those individuals who combine a high level of education with appropriate experience will benefit from this growing sector-which is why our graduates have gone on to achieve tremendous success as health care administration professionals.

Job Growth
Health Administration positions will grow at a rate of 18 percent by 2028.^

^Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet at (visited July 12, 2020).

“I’ve been able to utilize something from every course…the faculty have a genuine interest in the coursework and our success.”

- Robert Nadon
Assistant Program Manager, Samaritan Medical Center


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