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Master of Health Administration, MHA

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #251 (WUR) , NY,
The SBU University’s Master of Health Administration Program (SBU MHA Program) is a 50-credit, blended degree program that develops highly qualified health management professionals.  The program couples a strong foundation in general management principles with specialized knowledge in healthcare. 


As part of a world-class university and academic medical center, the Stony Brook MHA Program offers students unique opportunities to gain experience and learn from seasoned experts in the healthcare field.  Graduates of this Program will develop competencies on a breadth of topics relevant to the management of healthcare organizations, including finance, accounting, analytic methods, management, leadership, law, professionalism, ethics, organizational behavior, human resources, health technology, information management, quality, performance improvement, strategic planning, communication skills and interpersonal effectiveness.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Health System 
  • Health Analytic Methods
  • Health Quality and Performance Improvement
  • Human Resources Management in the Health Sector

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Application;
  • Official academic transcript(s);
  • Personal Statement – 2 pages or less describing professional goals after completion of the MHA Program;
  • Resume or CV;
  • Three academic or professional references;
  • Interview (to be scheduled pending review of requirements above).

Tuition Fee

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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