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Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA): Tempo Learning™ (Competency-Based)

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Walden's competency-based MHA program allows you to accomplish your goals at your pace.

What Makes Tempo Learning (Competency-Based) Different?

  • You can show what you already know, to complete your degree at your pace, with help from faculty when you need it.
  • You can learn and advance through the program by completing a series of competencies.
  • These competencies are carefully designed to prepare you with the skills and knowledge needed to support successful career building.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: October 2nd, 2017

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Tempo Learning (Competency-Based)

  • tempo-ecs-flexComplete competencies at your own pace, based on your ability to demonstrate understanding of their content. At the beginning of each term, you will map out your learning goals in partnership with your Academic Coach.
  • You can use what you already know to accelerate your progress, potentially saving you time and money.
  • If you find materials challenging, you can slow down and spend additional time with them. You can also raise your hand to get support directly from our Faculty Subject Matter Experts.

Traditional (Course-Based)

  • tempo-ecs-fixCourses have preset start, end, and assignment due dates. Knowing this consistent, required schedule can make it easier for some learners to plan their time.
  • The course-based approach exposes you to new material as well as reinforces and updates your knowledge within an established timeframe.
  • Your fellow students will be learning the same material and completing assignments at the same time, so if you find yourself struggling, you can connect with them or faculty for additional support.

More about our MHA program

You will progress toward your degree by completing competencies and assessments which are designed by expert faculty and guided by employers in your field. such as cultural responsiveness, communication and collaboration, research, and more.

The MHA program competencies are grouped within Areas of Expertise.

  • Knowledge of Healthcare Environment
  • Law Ethics and Policy
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Operations Management
  • Financial Management and Strategic Planning

Prepare for management and leadership positions in healthcare organizations and departments, including:*

  • Academic programs or departments
  • Ambulatory surgery centers
  • Compliance or business operations
  • Group practices
  • Hospitals or health services centers
  • Managed care facilities
  • Materials management
  • Medical and health services departments
  • Nursing homes

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 8552035779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.

Our enrollment advisors are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your MHA at Walden?

Jimmy Watson

"What surprised me most about my Walden experience was the ease of completing my degree while working full time."

Jimmy Watson | MHA student, BS in Health Studies graduate