Master of Health Administration (MHA)
It’s a business measured in the trillions of dollars. Expenditures grow. Technology advances. Regulation demands compliance. And Health Administrators are on the front lines. They manage hospitals, medical groups, home care agencies – and the full range of health services and resources.
Take advantage of the opportunities – earn your Master’s degree in Health Administration
Our Master of Health Administration curriculum is comprehensive – 54 credit hours. We’ll take you through Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Informatics, Policy, Economics, Research Methods, Quantitative Decision-Making, Community Health, Management – and more. You’ll graduate confident that you’re ready to meet the challenges ahead, with the skills organizations need – and employers demand.
The Department of Health Administration offers the only CAHME** accredited program in an Illinois public university – and is one of only three CAHME-accredited programs in the entire state. That’s your assurance of quality. Our program has achieved the highest standard of excellence. It’s a standard unaccredited programs simply don’t have to meet.
*U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
**For more information about CAHME accreditation, go to www.cahme.org
David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program: Applications due April 19, 2013
The David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program recognizes student excellence and achievement based upon the student's record and recommendations from faculty and colleagues and evidence of their interest in and commitment to health policy. This year the David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program will award 10 $10,000 scholarships to students who demonstrate their potential to succeed in health policy at the state or federal level upon graduation from their AUPHA-member master's in health administration or health policy degree program. In the fall following selection, students will be hosted at one-day health policy symposium in Washington, D.C.
See below for complete eligibility criteria and submission requirements:
Application to the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at Governors State University is now made through the Healthcare Administration, Management & Policy Centralized Application System, otherwise known as HAMPCAS.
To apply to our program you should do the following:
- Visit http://www.hampcas.org
- Begin the application process by clicking on the Create New Account button.
- You are encouraged to click on FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and Instructions prior to completing your application. These links provide you with important information regarding the application process (e.g., transcripts, GRE, TOFEL, GMAT, personal statement/essay, and letters of reference).
- Please note: All test scores (TOFEL, GRE, and GMAT) should be sent directly to Governors State University, using the GSU University Code 1263. You can also fax your test scores to:
Attention: MHA Admission Committee, G124
College of Health and Human Services
Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
If you are admitted to our MHA program, you are also required to submit the official document of your GRE, TOFEL, to the MHA Admission Committee at the address listed above.
For additional assistance, contact the HAMPCAS Customer Support Line at 617.612.2882.
The HAMPCAS Applicant User Guide is located at the link below:
HAMPCAS Applicant User Guide Manual