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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: Sayeed and Farha Ikramuddin

Keeping up with the Ikramuddins Farha and Sayeed Ikramuddin are married physicians who recently completed the University of Minnesota’s Executive Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) together. They both teach…

Executive MHA welcomes second Saudi cohort

Samara Mimesh, Executive MHA ’14, physician at King Fahad Medical City This spring, the Executive MHA program will launch its second cohort at King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) in…

MHA alumni drive problem solving method

Full-time MHA students Jason Battaglia, Sumukh Sathnur and Philip Konkol rehearse their problem solving presentation. Since the MHA program’s inception in 1946, “The Minnesota Way” of problem solving has…

Andrew McCulloch receives Gaylord Anderson Leadership Award recipient

Andrew McCulloch, MHA ’80, is the 2015 recipient of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Gaylord W. Anderson Leadership Award. McCullough is president of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and…

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Contact Info

Administrative Director
Thomas Gilliam

Stephanie Hagel

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