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Master of Health Administration


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The Master of Health Administration program is designed to develop health care leaders for a rapidly changing world.

The program was once again ranked in the top 10 of graduate programs in health administration per the 2019 U.S. News & World Report. 

This accelerated program provides a rigorous and comprehensive academic experience with a career-building residency.

The MHA is a professional degree that emphasizes the conceptual, analytical, and applied skills required to advance into management careers in hospitals and health systems, top tier consulting firms and other health care related businesses.

The curriculum includes a wide variety of courses and opportunities to study current economic, social, technical, and marketplace issues that are directly influencing the health sector. Required courses provide students with a thorough grounding in the U.S. healthcare system.

The program is a full graduate member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) and is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

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Mark Bittle, DrPH, FACHE, MBA

Associate Directors
Douglas Hough, PhD, MS

Assistant Director
Karen R. Charron, BSN, MPH

Program Information
LaKeasha Wormley

State-specific Information for the MHA Program

Students currently cannot conduct administrative residencies in Kentucky.  For more information, please contact the program office.  Students should be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.