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  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • Graduate Studies

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  • Master of Healthcare Administration

    School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
    213 Lommen Hall, (218) 477-2693
     
     

    Program Description

    The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program provides students with the skills and experience to be competitive in a variety of professional settings. Building on students' existing leadership skills, management styles and current understanding of healthcare policy in the highly regulated healthcare industry, students will be able to dynamically contribute to the improvement of the delivery of services throughout the healthcare continuum. 

    Admission Requirements

    The items listed below are required for admission to this program; only complete files are reviewed. Send all materials to:

    Graduate Studies Office
    MSU Moorhead
    1104 7th Ave. S.
    Moorhead, MN 56563 

    Application Priority Deadlines:  October 15 and March 15

    1. Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. No specific major is required.
    2. 3.0 grade point average, or at least 3.25 for the last 30 semester credits of graded coursework.
    3. Completed "Application for Admission to Graduate Study".
    4. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended.
    5. Non-refundable $20.00 fee for first-time applicants to Minnesota State University Moorhead.
    6. 750 word essay on "The Future of Healthcare".
    7. Two letters of recommendation from either of the following: a) employer; b) professor; c) licensed healthcare professional.
       

    Degree Requirements (37 credits)

    COMH 638 Health Information Systems (3)
    ECON 610 Health Care Economics (3)
    MBA 611 Marketing Management (3)
    MBA 641 Human Resource Management (3)
    MBA 671 Health Care Delivery Sciencer (3)
    MHA 614 Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations (3)
    MHA 618 Health Care Law and Ethical Decision Making (3)
    MHA 619 Applied Health Care Financial Management (3)
    MHA 620 Health Care Policy and Reimbursement (3)
    MHA 622 Health Care Quality and Regulatory Management (3)
    MHA 669 Capstone I (1)

    MHA 670 Capstone II (6)

  • Master of Healthcare Administration

     

    Admission Requirements:

     

     

     Admission Requirement

     Instructions

    1.

    Online graduate application

     Graduate Online Application

    2.

    $20 application fee for first time MSUM applicants

    After you complete the Graduate Online Application:

    • Log in to the Graduate Online Application site
    • Select “Check Status”
    • Select eServices at the top of the page. You will be able to pay the application fee using a credit or debit card.

    3.

    Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

    Contact ALL  the colleges and universities you have attended and have your transcripts sent to:

    Graduate Studies Office  
    MSU Moorhead
    1104 7 Ave. S. 
     
    Moorhead, MN 56563 

    You do not need to order transcripts from MSUM or other MnSCU institutions. See Transcript Policy for more details.

    4.

    Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution; no specific major is required

    The Graduate Studies Office and the MHA Department will check this item once we have received all of your transcripts.

    5.

    Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or at least 3.25 for the last 30 semester credits

    The Graduate Studies Office and the MHA Department will check this item once we have received all of your transcripts.

    6.

    Essay

    Prepare a 750 word essay on the future of healthcare.  Put your name on all pages. Upload it to the Graduate Online Application site:

    • Log in to the Graduate Online Application site
    • Select “Check Status” 
    • Under “Program Specific Requirements”, click on “Upload Now” button by “Essay”

    7.

    Two recommendations

    • Log in to the Graduate Online Application site
    • Select “Check Status”
    • Click on “Submit References Now” under “Program Specific Requirements” 
    • Follow directions for selecting your references.  Be very careful when you enter the e-mail address and decide who you would like to be your references because you cannot change this once it has been submitted.   
    • After you indicate who your references are, the online system will send them a link to fill out a recommendation form.  Your dashboard should indicate Once the Grad Office receive the recommendation form from them, your dashboard will show “recommendation submitted”   

     If you have any questions about the application process, 
    please call the Graduate Studies Office at: 
    218-477-2134

    If you have specific program questions, please contact: 
    The School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
    218-477-2693, snhlga@mnstate.edu