Louisiana State Shreveport MHA

Type of Degree

MHA Degree

Type of Program


General University Information

Louisiana State University in Shreveport (LSUS) is a branch of the Louisiana State University System in Shreveport, Louisiana. Opened in 1967, LSUS is the only public four-year university in the Shreveport-Bossier metro area.

Program Description

LSU Shreveport’s 100% ONLINE Master of Health Administration (MHA) program prepares students for professional middle and upper management positions within health care institutions. The program consists of 10 graduate courses covering a broad range of administrative topics. Coursework may be pursued on either a full-time or part-time basis, with completion of the MHA degree being possible within one calendar year.

Qualified students may enroll in the MHA program during any semester-spring, summer, or fall-and productively pursue coursework, which is delivered exclusively online through LSU Shreveport’s Moodle course delivery system.The MHA program is accredited by AACSB International-the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-the leading accreditation agency for business schools in the United States.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the MHA program must meet the following criteria:

  1. Complete and submit LSU Shreveport’s Graduate Application for Admission, forwarding it to the Office of Admissions and Records;
  2. Submit copies of all transcripts of prior undergraduate and graduate coursework to the Office of Admissions and Records;
  3. Submit a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score, taken within eight years of application, to the MHA Program Director; and
  4. Exhibit promise for success in graduate work through achievement of a composite score of 1000 or higher based on the following formula: Overall undergraduate GPA x 200 + GMAT score.
The minimum GPA permitted for admission is 2.5/4.0. The minimum GMAT score permitted for admission is 450. Please consult the Office of Graduate Studies for admission deadlines.
Although the GMAT is preferred, the GRE may be taken in lieu of the GMAT. The minimum GRE score permitted for admission is 900, reflecting the sum of verbal and quantitative scores. Note that the GRE score is divided by 2 and used in place of the GMAT score in the composite score formula listed above.




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