The Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) is a 30-37 credit program that builds skills reflecting the latest in management and health care theory and practice. The M.H.A. program develops leaders who possess the values, knowledge, and skills to achieve optimal delivery of healthcare. The program is designed for:
1. Recent graduates of health administration programs or business programs who want to further prepare for a nonclinical career in a health care or related field.
2. Graduates of clinical programs—medicine, physical therapy, nursing, etc.—who want to pursue a management career or who want to develop management skills.
3. Clinical practitioners and aspiring administrators seeking to make a career change or wanting to move into an administrative position.
4. People working in nonhealth fields who want to make a career change.
Admissions to the Master of Health Administration
Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or its equivalent; and
2. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 (or equivalent) credits of college course work leading toward a bachelor’s degree. Postbaccalaureate course work from an AACSB-accredited business school not included in an advanced degree may be included in the calculation; and
3. A GMAT score of 450 or a GRE score of 1000 (verbal and quantitative sections only; 400 minimum on each section)*
* The GMAT or GRE requirement is waived for licensed physicians (MDs, osteopathic physicians, dentists, chiropractic and pediatric physicians, and others) who have completed a nationally recognized qualifying examination for admission to post-graduate training.