Master of Health Leadership

The ACLC’s mission to accelerate value-based care readiness is accompanied by a growing need for high-performing leadership in the healthcare industry. In response to that demand, Western Governors University (WGU) has created the Master of Health Leadership (MHL) degree to prepare strategists, innovators, analysts, and tactical managers who will lead a transformation in healthcare.

WGU’s MHL program was developed in close collaboration with industry experts and policy-makers, and is closely aligned with the standards of the ACLC. WGU’s MHL degree program will prepare individuals to become dynamic and proficient leaders, equipped with the skill set to navigate the complex challenges in the healthcare industry.

This degree emphasizes:

  • Value-based care
  • Innovation
  • Leadership skills
  • Health IT and analytics
  • Population care
  • Person-centered care

About Western Governors University

For over 20 years, WGU’s unique, online, competency-based learning model has served working professionals, who are able to earn their accredited degree around their scheduling needs. In January, WGU graduated its 100,000th student. WGU offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing and healthcare, IT, business and teaching. WGU partners with leading industry organizations to facilitate workforce development through education. To learn more about partnering with WGU, please email:

ACLC Leaders in Healthcare Scholarship

To assist healthcare professionals in achieving their career development goals, WGU has partnered with the ACLC to offer a scholarship discount to members and partnering companies. This scholarship is applicable to the MHL degree program, as well as other degrees in WGU’s colleges of health, business and information technology. Click here to learn about the ACLC Leaders in Healthcare Scholarship.

Interested in Learning More?

Download the MHL degree program flyer below.

MHL Degree Program Flyer