Master On Campus

Health Administration

Western Kentucky University

12 months
953 USD/credit
917 USD/credit
607 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree program at Western Kentucky University prepares graduates for administrative and managerial positions in different types of health care facilities and agencies including: acute care, long-term care, group medical practices, managed care organizations, public health agencies, clinics, and health related organizations.


There are two options Health Administration options for candidates who meet the admission requirements: the traditional or residential MHA program and the online Executive MHA program. Both programs consist of 42 semester hours but with different admission requirements as shown below.

Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP)

This degree at Western Kentucky University offers a Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP) which provides academically outstanding students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in approximately five years.  Contact the graduate program coordinator for additional information.


Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management
  • Independent Investigation in Health Care Administration
  • Strategic Management & Marketing of Health Services
  • Health Care Quality and Accountability
  • Managerial Finance for Health Services
For more information please visit the program website

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students from various undergraduate backgrounds, who meet the university graduate admissions requirements, including a 2200 GAP score (the product of GRE and overall undergraduate GPA) or the equivalent required for general admission to Graduate School, may be admitted to the program. Applicants must score at least 450 on each of the two GRE sections (verbal + quantitative) in order to be considered for admission unless conditional admission is given, and must score a 3.5 or better on the Analytical Writing section. International students must also submit a letter of intent regarding the MHA Program degree and attain the minimum acceptable TOEFL or IELTS Academic Version test scores as stipulated by the Graduate School. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 953 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    917 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    607 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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