Why Wagner Online?

"NYU Wagner's Online MHA program provides a nice combination of practical skills and a real focus on social impact. You can bring that to any career field that you choose and you will absolutely make a difference."

Daniel John, Online MHA Student

Why NYU Wagner’s Online MHA?

As a student in the part-time Online Master of Health Administration degree program, you will learn from renowned faculty who draw on a wide range of academic, professional, and research experience. They believe that complex issues within the US healthcare system require a new way of looking at, understanding, and acting upon challenges to improve access, quality, and cost. Our goal is to provide you with critical leadership, decision-making, and communication skills you need to advance your career to the highest levels, while becoming a true change-maker in the field.

It’s not just any online degree in healthcare: it’s from NYU Wagner, ranked #4 in Health Policy & Management by U.S. News & World Report.

The Wagner Effect

The US healthcare system is the most expensive on the planet, yet its quality and equitable distribution of healthcare services do not measure up. NYU Wagner is doing something about it.

For more than 80 years, NYU Wagner has been leading positive change. By producing effective leaders, we make an impact that reverberates into the future. The Online Master of Health Administration degree was built upon that solid foundation and encompasses what’s best about NYU Wagner. We also rely on a network of alumni, advisors, faculty, and staff to ensure a depth of current knowledge and experience, a worldwide network of experts in the field, and research and technology that are cutting edge.

We are never satisfied with the status quo. At NYU Wagner, we produce leaders capable of building a more efficient and fair healthcare system that ultimately produces better health outcomes. As a graduate of the Online MHA program, you will have the knowledge, skills, and tools to improve US healthcare organizations and systems. You also will more fully understand how management can affect and influence national, state, and local healthcare policy. Join the ranks of NYU Wagner alumni who work to improve patient satisfaction and safety, launch and evaluate new programs to coordinate health and social services, and analyze operations to increase efficiency and financial performance. You will become one of the true leaders in the field, able to take a vision for change in the US healthcare system and make it a reality.

Our Community

NYU Wagner is a diverse community that shares the common goal of improving societal and individual well-being. If you want to be part of this effort, join an online community unlike any other.

As you pursue your Online Master of Health Administration degree from NYU Wagner, you will meet, engage, and work with a diverse student body who share a passion for improving healthcare. Our students are working adults who are serious about their careers and their future. They bring insights into the classroom from their personal and professional experiences and share their inspiration, knowledge, and cultural points-of-view. As you work together to understand US healthcare and management challenges in the online classroom setting, you will be encouraged to embrace a diversity of ideas and come together as a community to solve real-world problems. You will also develop relationships and networking opportunities to last a lifetime.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

At NYU Wagner, we grapple with issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in everything that we do. It's a collective work in progress. By committing to it, we believe we can build better solutions to our toughest social challenges.

NYU Wagner is committed to promoting the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in public service and to bringing an EDI lens to the various domains that shape our institutional culture and help advance our mission. We know that markers of difference shape the way we see the world, the way resources are distributed, the way policies are made, the way boundaries are drawn, and the way institutions are managed.

We have a deep and long-standing commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. As a school of public service, we embody these values through four domains:

  • Institutional practice

  • The educational experience

  • A diverse community

  • Wagner in the world

View NYU Wagner's EDI Mission & Plan

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