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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
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Master of Health Administration

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

Admission Requirements:

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:

  • Essay
  • Resume

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 Information:

School of Health Sciences - College of Health and Human Services

Colleen Croxall, Ph.D.

313 Marshall
(734) 487-4096

School Website

Advisor Information:

Pam Walsh, Ph.D.

206A Marshall
(734) 487-2383

Degree Requirements: 40-45 hours