People know you’re ready to be a leader in healthcare.

World-class reputation and 100% online curriculum

Program completion in as few as 20 months

Network with one of the largest hospital systems with 70,000+ employees

Ranked #28 in the Nation

No standardized test requirements

11:1 faculty ratio


Build a career that can impact the lives
in your community

Whether you heard about our online Master of Healthcare Leadership (MHL) through a current Wake Forest University student or one of our alumni, we’re glad you’re here.

Our program is focused on helping driven professionals like you develop as a senior manager ready to help guide the future of health care ― a leader and influencer with the experience to create positive disruption and transform the lives of both caregivers and those they serve.

Why choose Wake Forest for your online Master of
Healthcare Leadership?

Our graduate program was created by members of the Wake Forest Baptist Health, one of the top research and teaching hospitals in the country. Your courses will focus on four main pillars–health care environment, strategic leadership, professional responsibility and business management–helping you develop the business acumen and leadership skills to push innovation in the field. As you earn your degree, you’ll prepare for a range of careers while exploring topics in finance and marketing, information technology, regulation, quality assurance, performance management, sustainability, population health and more.