Costs & Financial Aid


mha costs

Costs

The Master of Health Administration program is a self-sustaining, fee-based program. Instructional fees for the MHA program differ for resident (Washington state) and non-resident students. In addition to instructional fees, students pay other required fees each quarter, including registration and technology fees. Fees are payable at the beginning of each quarter.

Washington Resident Students

Cost per credit: $760

Total number of credits required: 76 credits

Estimated total cost of degree: $57,760*

*This estimate is based on 2016–2017 rates and does not factor in other required fees, textbooks or any annual fee increases.

Non-Washington Resident and International Students

Cost per credit: $890 (incoming students); $760 (continuing students)

Total number of credits required: 76 credits

Estimated total cost of degree: $63,350*

*This estimate is based on 2016–2017 rates and does not factor in other required fees, textbooks or any annual fee increases.

Non-resident students pay non-resident rates the first year of the program (43 credits), and resident rates the second year
(33 credits).

Financial Aid

Students in fee-based programs can apply for various forms of financial aid to help cover their educational costs, including federal financial aid, scholarships and loans. For more information, visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website.

Students in fee-based programs are not eligible for tuition exemptions or university grants, including the Washington State Tuition Exemption and Husky Promise programs.

See financial aid information from the Department of Health Services.

Assistantships

Assistantship opportunities are available across the university, and MHA students can apply for these positions in any department on campus. If you find an assistantship of interest, be sure to check with the hiring unit to determine whether fee-based students are eligible.

Assistantships are posted in a variety of ways. Check with the individual departments that interest you to learn how they post positions. The Department of Health Services posts assistantships on the department's website.

Other Sources of Funding

The Graduate Funding Information Service assists UW graduate students in their search for funding opportunities outside the University of Washington. GFIS hosts workshops, posts funding announcements and meets one-on-one with students.