Rush University MHA

Rush Medical College

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Type of Degree

MHA Degree

Type of Program


General University Information

Rush University is a private university on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois. The university, founded in 1972, is the academic arm of Rush University Medical Center.

Rush University comprises:
  • Rush Medical College
  • Rush University College of Nursing
  • Rush University College of Health Sciences
  • The Graduate College of Rush University
Rush encompasses a 613-bed hospital serving adults and children, the 61-bed Johnston R. Bowman Health Center and Rush University. The campus occupies an 8-acre (3.2 ha) site on Chicago’s Near West Side, in the Illinois Medical District, which also includes its teaching hospital, Rush University Medical Center.

Program Description

Since 1979, the Rush health systems management program (HSM) has been preparing future health care leaders for progressively responsible and influential positions across the United States and around the world. Ranked within the elite top ten health administration programs by U.S. News & World Report, Rush enjoys an outstanding reputation for its innovative practitioner-teacher model, where learning is facilitated by real-world executives who work at the cutting edge of health care today.

Admission Requirements

  • All applicants must have earned at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent, from the most recent degree is required.
  • All applicants (except those admitted to Rush Medical College) are required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) aptitude test and have their scores submitted.
  • All applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • Each applicant is required to have three letters of recommendation submitted.
  • Specific admission requirements may be waived by the Graduate College Council. These will be addressed on a case by case basis.




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