Jan 31, 2023
Revised Program, effective Fall 2016
MISSION: Eastern Michigan’s Master in Health Administration Program fosters a supportive, intellectually dynamic, and diverse learning environment. The mission of the MHA Program is to prepare early and mid-level career professionals with necessary skills and knowledge to become effective health service managers in a variety of health settings, such as hospitals, community health centers, group practices, insurance companies, and governmental agencies.
VISION: The MHA Program will be regionally recognized by students, alumni, healthcare leaders and policymakers as a premier program preparing outstanding professionals in health service management.
CORE VALUES: Excellence, Respect, Inclusiveness, Relevance, and Integrity
The following criteria are required for admission into this program:
- Meet minimum Graduate School admission requirements;
- A bachelors degree from an accredited university;
- A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
- Take GMAT or GRE exam (The GRE/GMAT will be waived for applicants with an overall undergraduate GPA 3.5 or above);
- Have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate level descriptive statistics course and an undergraduate or graduate course in principles of accounting (The credits will not apply to the credits required for graduation)
- Have a minimum of two years of professional work experience
In addition to meeting these requirements students will need to submit, as part of the application process an:
The application deadlines are as follows:
- March 30 for Fall Admission
- October 15 for Winter Admission
Applicants who do not meet the minimum standards in one area, but exceed the standard in others, may be considered for admission on a case by cases basis.
International students need to meet the admission criteria as domestic students. In addition, applicants need to take English Language proficiency tests and earn at least an 84 in the TOEFL, with a minimum score of 20 in each section.
School of Health Sciences - College of Health and Human Services
Degree Requirements: 40-45 hours
Required Core Courses: 25 hours
Research Courses: 6 hours
Select either Sequence I or Sequence II
Content Specific Electives: 3-6 hours
One to two courses from the following:
Culminating Project Courses: 6 hours
Internship (Required for Pre-service students): 0-2 hours