21 months
1359 USD/credit 46594 USD/year
1359 USD/credit 46594 USD/year
1034 USD/credit 35451 USD/year
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The Healthcare Administration program of the University of Minnesota is a top-ranked program of health care administration. As one of the first of its kind in the nation and founded by James A. Hamilton, it has become a model for other health care management programs.


The Healthcare Administration program of the University of Minnesota provides the students with the training they need to become leaders in health care administration with a curriculum that emphasizes leadership, business acumen, practical skills, and career development. One hundred percent of our graduating students secure administrative fellowships or jobs by July of their graduating year.

What is an MHA Degree?

A Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree enables students and professionals to advance their careers and take on leadership roles in healthcare delivery and financing organizations. These leaders plan, direct, and coordinate services in a wide variety of care delivery settings. MHA graduates also pursue career opportunities in consulting, medical device, pharmaceutical, and payer organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Population Health: A Health System
  • Managerial Accounting for Health Services
  • Statistics for Health Management Decision Making
  • Management of Health Care Organizations
  • Problem Solving in Health Services Organizations
  • Health Care Human Resources Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH

Executive MHA - 42 credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Strong quantitative and communication skills are essential.
  • Prior experience in health care is not required; however, the MHA program does give consideration to applicants with relevant professional work experience, superior credentials, and demonstrated leadership potential.
  • Preferred undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Letter of intent
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL score of 600 on paper test or 250 on computer test or 90 on internet-based test for applicants whose native language is not English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1359 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • National

    46594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1359 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • In-State

    35451 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1034 USD per credit during 21 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 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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