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Earn an MHA or MBA

Two flexible programs uniquely designed to help you reach your professional and personal goals.

Save up to $16,000

Participating AOA members receive substantial discounts on courses, textbooks and program materials.

Go part-time or full-time

Customize your program with flexible online or in-person enrollment and coursework options.

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Advanced Degrees Virtual Open House Webinar

This webinar from Dec. 3 provides information on AOA’s partnership with the St. Joseph’s online MBA program and the Des Moines University online MHA program.
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The MHA for DOs

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Explore complex healthcare challenges with an MHA from Des Moines University

Des Moines University’s MHA program can be completed entirely online, making it convenient for your busy schedule. The program is designed to provide medical professionals with real world knowledge, management experience and leadership skills critical to effectively manage today’s complex health care environment. Led by national healthcare leaders and scholars, courses combine the latest research with invaluable opportunities to connect with fellow students, faculty, guest speakers and alumni.

The MHA program might be for you if:

  • You want to stay current on the latest healthcare best practices.
  • You want to learn more about the inner workings of a healthcare system, hospital or medical group.
  • You aspire to hold a leadership position within provider management or hospital administration.

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Founded in 1898, Des Moines University offers degree programs in the health sciences, including osteopathic medicine, and has more than 14,000 alumni across the globe.

The Des Moines University MHA program offers:

  • 100% online
  • CME credit
  • Significant savings for AOA members
  • Flexible enrollment & schedule options
  • Financial aid opportunities
  • Admission without GRE/GMAT
  • CAHME accreditation

The MBA in Healthcare

100% online

Earn your EMBA through a Saint Joseph’s University program designed for practicing DOs

Offering a unique EMBA program designed for practicing DOs, Saint Joseph’s University enables students to translate applicable lessons and best practices directly from the classroom to the workplace. Curriculum introduces physicians to the most relevant industry topics, addressing strategic management and driving the successful business of healthcare delivery.

The EMBA program might be for you if:

  • You have experience in healthcare but want to increase your business acumen.
  • You are looking to advance your knowledge of business operations and theory.
  • You’re interested in pursuing for-profit business ventures.
  • You would like to transition from a clinical care setting to another professional career.

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Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Saint Joseph’s University enrolls more than 8,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs each year.

The Saint Joseph’s University EMBA program offers:

  • Online coursework
  • CME credit
  • Significant savings for AOA members
  • All textbooks & course materials included
  • Admission without GMAT
  • AACSB accreditation

Explore more innovative partnerships for AOA members

The AOA’s Member Value Program provides tools, resources and discounts physicians in all practice types and career stages.

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