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Executive Master of Healthcare Administration



Executive MHA Program

Building on the experience and success of the full-time MHA program, the Executive MHA is designed for employed executives, physicians, and healthcare professionals.

Through the executive program, you can earn the MHA degree in 25 months with limited time on campus. The primarily online curriculum gives you the flexibility to complete your studies amidst your busy schedule.

Our Students

Executive MHA students and alumni come from the United States and countries around the globe. A diverse student body represents many aspects of the healthcare industry from integrated health systems to federally qualified healthcare centers from acute care settings to long term care.

An In-Depth Look at Current Students

Cohort 6
31 students (45% female, 48% hold post-graudate degrees including M.D., Au.D., CRNA, M.A., PharmD)
Work at such companies as the Mayo Clinic, UMN Medical Center, Cottage Health System, Allina Health, Deloitte Consulting, Optum, and Swedish Medical Center.

35% Healthcare managers
29% Physicians
10% Healthcare consultants
10% Clinicians
6.5% Healthcare executives
6.5% Academic health faculty
3% Pharmaceutical sales

Cohort 5
35 students (51% female, 26% hold post-graduate degrees including M.D., M.S.W., M.S., J.D.)
Work at such companies as Gunderson Health System, UMN Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, DaVita Dialysis, BlueCross BlueShield, and University of Colorado Hospital

60% Healthcare managers
20% Physicians
8% Clinicians
6% Healthcare executives
3% Healthcare consultants
3% Laboratory scientists

Saudi Arabia Program

In May 2012, the Executive MHA program launched an academic program with King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Over the course of the program, MHA faculty will visit KFMC two or three times per year for classroom lecture exchanges. Course content is delivered by way of an online platform.

Executive MHA News

Executive MHA profile: Mohamed Eid, MD, MS, MHA

Mohamed Eid joined the Executive MHA program’s first cohort in 2010 and graduated in 2012.  He was recently promoted to Vice President of Clinical Development, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, for…

MHA e-Briefing: Website Ratings and the Quality of Physician Care

Jeffrey S. McCullough, Ph.D Associate Professor Division of Health Policy and Management Introduction Increasingly, patients use consumer-generated online ratings as a source of physician quality information….

Richard Priore joins faculty

The Division of Health Policy & Management is pleased to welcome Richard Priore, associate professor, to the MHA full-time and executive studies programs. Priore will teach Managerial Accounting for Health Services…

Executive MHA Profile: Alex Clark

When the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, healthcare administrators were faced with a changing landscape.  Alex Clark, executive MHA student, recalls this pivotal period in health care and…

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Contact Info

Administrative Director
Thomas Gilliam

Stephanie Hagel

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