MAHSA (Malaysian Allied Health Sciences Academy) was established in 2004 by Senator Professor Tan Sri Dr. Hj. Mohamed Haniffa, a renowned clinical practitioner of Medicine. His vision was to create a center of academic excellence in the South-East Asian region. Senator Professor Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Haniffa currently serves as the Pro-Chancellor of MAHSA University and the Executive Chairman of MAHSA Group. Under his leadership, MAHSA University has evolved into a comprehensive Malaysian higher education institution offering a wide range of programs in various fields, including Medicine, Biosciences, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Nursing, Business, Finance, Hospitality Management, Information Technology, and Engineering. These programs are available at the Diploma, Degree, Masters, and Doctoral levels.

The core vision of MAHSA University is to produce qualified and compassionate professionals who can contribute to the country's development, aligning with national goals and government transformation plans in the 21st century.

MAHSA University boasts a diverse student body, with enrollees from 75 different countries, including not only Asian nations but also countries as far-reaching as Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and Canada.

MAHSA's educational philosophy extends beyond traditional classroom and textbook learning. Embracing the "BE MORE" maxim, which guides the strategies towards an education that emphasizes the cultivation of professional skills, MAHSA students benefit from a "CAREER PASSPORT" that includes a series of high-quality Masterclasses and internationally recognized professional certifications provided through MAHSA's P.R.I.D.E (Professional, Industry Ready Education) program. The university also offers an IR4.0 curriculum, incorporating state-of-the-art facilities on campus, including an Additive Manufacturing Lab and an AI-based Dental lab.

MAHSA University holds full accreditation from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and has been awarded ONLINE UNIVERSITY status by the Ministry of Education Malaysia. This recognition reflects MAHSA's commitment to adapting to the demands and capabilities of Industry 4.0 (IR4.0). As an online university, MAHSA leverages a dynamic Learning Management System (LMS) to provide borderless education, transcending the limitations of physical classrooms. This approach aligns with MAHSA's mission to redesign the future of academic learning by offering a range of OPEN & DISTANCE LEARNING programs that provide a world of opportunities at students' fingertips.