|Total credit hours
|Tuition per credit
||Tuition and fees
||This online program is built on the experience and excellence of Penn State’s nationally ranked residential MHA program, recently awarded a seven-year re-accreditation (the highest achievable) by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
|Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive
||Intensives: Two face-to-face management intensives on the University Park campus in State College, Pennsylvania to complete six credits of program coursework (one week in August during the first semester, one week in December of your final semester)
|Time to complete
||According to Penn State, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Health Administration program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
- At least five years of full-time professional work experience (preferably in health care) before applying to the program.
- For admission to the Graduate School, an applicant must hold either (1) a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or (2) a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. This degree must be from an officially recognized degree-granting institution in the country in which it operates.
- Official transcripts from each institution attended,regardless of the number of credits or semesters completed. Transcripts not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation. Penn State alumni do not need to request transcripts for credits earned at Penn State, but must list Penn State as part of your academic history. If you are admitted, you will be asked to send an additional official transcript.
- GPA and Test Scores— postsecondary (undergraduate), junior/senior (last two years) GPA is required. The program prefers an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
- GRE or GMAT scores are not required.
- English proficiency
- Personal statement