The University of Minnesota Full-time and Executive Master of Healthcare Administration programs are ranked as one of the nation’s top healthcare administration programs. Founded in 1946, the program has a long tradition of developing students and producing national recognized healthcare leaders. The program is accredited by CAHME, the gold standard in graduate healthcare education.
The Full-time MHA program (60 credits) is designed for students with minimal healthcare management experience. Courses are delivered on campus over 22 months and curriculum emphasizes analytical and problem solving skills, collaboration with inter-professional teams, and a deep understanding of health systems and hospital operations. Classes are small and cohort-based. Students complete a 10-week summer residency.
The Executive MHA program (42 credits) is specifically designed for employed executives, physicians, and healthcare professionals seeking to advance their management and leadership skills and capabilities. The program is a learning cohort model that blends online and on-campus coursework. Most coursework is online; students spend 30 days on campus over 25 months.