Master On Campus

Health Administration

Grand Valley State University

24 months
14000 USD/year
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The Master in Health Administration (M.H.A.) from Grand Valley State University prepares graduates for managerial and leadership roles in the challenging and complex field of nonprofit healthcare administration. 


Key facts

The curriculum of the Health Administration (M.H.A.) programme from Grand Valley State University develops advanced executive abilities through a combination of core competencies and specialized areas of concentration.

The program centers on interdisciplinary learning experiences that integrate classroom study, applied research, professional development, and field experience. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to act ethically and effectively in complex organizations and to transcend traditional boundaries in pursuit of prosperous, safe, and healthy communities.

Why Study Health Administration at Grand Valley?

  • Research opportunities. Some students will collaborate with faculty on ongoing research projects and other students will find or create research opportunities independently.
  • Learning takes place using state-of-the-art equipment and instructional materials.
  • Small class sizes and professors with practical experience, diverse specialties, and immense academic knowledge.
  • Connections to professionals through the graduate student group, internships, and class assignments.

Career Options

Graduates find employment in a variety of professions, including management and/or planning positions in:

  • Community benefit administration
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Marketing
  • Health information systems management
  • Health system administration
  • Human resources

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods 
  • Human Resources in Organizations 
  • Organization Theory 
  • Health Administration and Service 
  • U.S. Health Policy and Politics 
  • Health Services Financial Management 
  • Health Economics 
  • Health Care Law and Ethics 
  • Health Care Quality Improvement 
  • Marketing Health and Human Services 
  • Strategic Management and Planning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume
  • Transcripts (if not from GVSU)
  • Three recommendations
  • Essay/personal statement
  • GRE scores are NOT required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 24 months.

National 708 $ / credit

Living costs for Grand Rapids

990 - 1710 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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