The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is offered in the College of Public Health. Its mission is to provide students with critical competencies required to succeed in leadership positions in health systems, hospitals and other complex health-related organizations, and to build a solid foundation for their future career development. The MHA program focuses on preparing students early in their careers for positions that require management and strategic abilities, and places special emphasis on needs and opportunities in healthcare organizations within Kentucky and the region. MHA courses draw on the expertise of faculty from several UK colleges, UK HealthCare, and other healthcare organizations in Kentucky and beyond.
The MHA degree program is designed to provide graduate level education to individuals who, after appropriate managerial experience, are capable of assuming leadership positions in a variety of health services organizations.
The MHA Program focuses on preparing students early in their career for positions that require management and strategic abilities, and places special emphasis on needs and opportunities in healthcare organizations within Kentucky and beyond. The program is structured primarily for full-time students; highly qualified part-time students follow a standardized curriculum sequence.
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|Application Deadline||Fall applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The deadline for international students is March 16.|
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Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.
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