Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

The UW Master of Health Administration program serves as a dedicated source of expertise that helps health care organizations improve the health of the people and populations they serve.

How we do this:

  • Attract and train outstanding college graduates (including early careerists and working professionals) to be effective managers and leaders of organizations throughout the health sector
  • Provide a variety of experiential learning, field-based projects and other activities to develop our students academically and professionally
  • Conduct and apply high-impact interdisciplinary research that addresses the problems faced by practitioners and policymakers
  • Collaborate with practitioners to apply findings of research and tools of management science to identify and implement best practices
  • Systematically listen and respond to what practitioners need to carry out the missions of their organizations 

Our Vision

We strive to become the MHA program most known for developing leaders who will transform health care delivery to achieve population health.

In pursuit of this vision, we aspire to:

  • Lead the way to reduce costs, improve quality and increase access to health services
  • Develop and educate tomorrow’s leader to think in innovative ways to solve complex problems
  • Be the partner of choice to our practice community

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Equity