The Master of Health Administration program at the University of Washington trains the health care leaders of tomorrow. Designed for early career professionals, our two-year, full-time program will equip you with the leadership skills needed to launch your career in health care administration and make an impact on the future of health care.
At the UW, you'll earn your degree from one of the best programs in the nation. For decades, the UW MHA program has been a national leader in health administration training. It is consistently ranked as one of the top MHA programs in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.
With our rigorous, competency-based curriculum, the UW MHA program teaches you a variety of leadership skills that can be applied to a broad range of health care roles and settings. You'll practice your leadership skills through team-based learning experiences in class, and then work on your personal leadership development through ongoing, one-on-one leadership coaching by the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking at the UW Foster School of Business. In the summer, you'll have a chance to apply what you've learned in a mandatory internship in a health care organization.
The UW MHA program offers many professional development opportunities to prepare you for a career in health administration. Through your internship, capstone project and the mentor program, you'll gain valuable experience and make connections to help you build your career. As a graduate, you'll join a large and supportive network of MHA alumni.
Our graduates are highly employable; in recent years, an average of 94 percent of graduates were employed in the field within three months of graduation. They are offered positions in health care organizations throughout the country, working as administrative fellows, health care consultants, clinic managers, analysts and in other roles.
Applications Open for 2015 Cohort
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MHA Graduate Joyce Jackson Named Outstanding Health Care Executive of the Year
(Seattle Business Magazine)
MHA Professor Douglas Conrad Brings His Expertise to Washington State Health Exchange Board
(Puget Sound Business Journal)
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