Become a Health Care Leader
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 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’s consistently ranked as one of the top MHA programs in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. We also offer an Executive MHA program designed for mid-level career professionals. Compare the MHA and Executive MHA programs.
Prepare to Lead
Acquire key leadership skills for a broad range of roles and settings though our unique, leadership-focused curriculum and expert coaching from the UW Center for Leadership & Strategic Thinking.
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Gain Valuable Real-World Experience
Apply what you learn in the classroom to the field through a full-time summer internship with a health care organization in Seattle or around the country.
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Learn From Innovators in Health Care
Study with an exceptional faculty that includes researchers investigating best practices in health administration and executives from the renowned Seattle health care community.
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Strengthen Your Career Prospects
Take advantage of our many professional development offerings. Request a mentor, network with health care executives and get your career off to a great start.
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"The MHA program really positioned me to become an effective health care leader. It covered a spectrum of essential skills — from qualitative and quantitative analysis to building strong interpersonal relationships.”
— Sara Vaezy
Chief Strategy Officer, Digital & Innovation, Providence St. Joseph Health