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Master of Healthcare Administration



The full-time Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program emphasizes mastery of leadership and management skills as practiced in healthcare organizations. The MHA is designed for students with limited healthcare management experience.

Founded in 1946, the program has served as a model for many other health care management programs. Consistently ranked second in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, the MHA program is accredited by CAHME, the gold standard in graduate health care education.

This program will prepare you to:

  • Develop analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborate with inter-professional teams
  • Understand complex health systems and hospital operations
  • Serve as a leader in healthcare organizations

MHA News

MHA News Fall 2014 available online

A Note from the Master of Healthcare Administration Program Director Daniel K. Zismer Greetings and welcome to Minnesota MHA News. The 2013-14 academic year was especially productive and rewarding….

MHA Alumni Association partners with MHA Program for new strategic direction

In early 2014, the MHA Alumni Association/Foundation (AA/F) Board of Directors voted on a new strategic direction to integrate operations with the MHA Program.  The goal with integration is…

MHA Program and Charles University, Czech Republic, form educational partnership

The University of Minnesota’s MHA and Executive Studies Programs has entered into an agreement with Charles University, Medical School, Division of Public Health to collaboratively develop and teach health…

In Memoriam: Elbert “Gil” Gilbertson ’57

The MHA Program has lost a distinguished alumnus and friend, Elbert “Gil” Gilbertson, MHA Class of  1957.Gilbertson was a longtime administrator at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise, Idaho, and laid…

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