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Master of Health Administration FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

The experience, passion, and dedication of the program’s faculty. The faculty all have earned doctoral degrees and have expertise in the field. In addition, the MHA program received the 2019 New Program of the Year Award from AUPHA and the MHA program director received the 2020 Award for Faculty Service to AUPHA.

The MHA degree requires a conferred bachelor’s degree with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or a conferred master’s or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution. Our program is suited for individuals in early- and mid-career healthcare leadership roles with or without experience.

Definitely! Our MHA program participates in ACHE Higher Education Network (HEN). In addition, we have an NCU chapter Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society for MHA students.

Yes, our MHA students have the opportunity to participate in the School of Health Sciences Interprofessional Education (IPE) Speaker Series where esteemed healthcare leaders share their insights into the industry.

Our MHA program has received candidacy status with the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

The MHA credit hour requirements are 42.

For completion, the program requires 36 credit hours (12 courses) and a minimum of 140 mentored practice experience hours.

With our individualized teaching model, we understand that each student’s situation is unique. The expected average time to completion is 29 months.

Yes, the MHA Capstone course incorporates interprofessional practices with the knowledge and skills gained in each course to demonstrate effective and innovative health organization management.