Type of Degree
Master of Healthcare Administration
Type of Program
General University Information
The University of La Verne is a private research university located in La Verne, California (about 35 miles (56 km) east of Los Angeles). Founded in 1891, the university is composed of the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business & Public Management, College of Education and Organizational Leadership, College of Law, and a Regional Campus Administration that oversees seven regional campuses. It awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Many of their classes are taught at smaller campuses throughout the greater Los Angeles area.
The MHA is the graduate degree most sought by health services professionals who wish to enhance and secure their future in management and administration in the healthcare industry.
Through this degree, students:
Develop Key Competencies and skills to manage effectively
Gain in-depth understanding of the complex facets of health services management
Acquire specialized knowledge in understanding the structure and management of the healthcare industry
Learn how to analyze issues and recognize trends with a critical perspective
Develop skill in integrating evolving trends in health services management, leadership, finance, human resources, and information technology
The MHA Program consists of twelve courses, for a total of 36 semester hours, each offered on a ten-week term basis.
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. (Doctoral programs may also require a master’s degree.) Students whose degrees were completed at foreign universities must submit notarized translations into English where appropriate. Such students may be required to have their degrees evaluated by a La Verne-approved evaluation service to determine equivalency to a bachelor’s degree from the United States. There is a fee for this service.
- A preferred GPA of 2.5 or above for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study, and a GPA of 3.0 for any graduate work.
- Letters of recommendation attesting to academic/professional competency.
- Demonstrated ability to write at an acceptable level for graduate study.
- Some programs prefer a higher GPA, the submission of standardized test scores, and other documentation to be eligible for admission.
La Verne, CA