University of Maryland MHA

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General University Information

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is located in the unincorporated community of Adelphi in Prince George’s County, Maryland in the United States. Serving over 90,000 students worldwide, UMUC is the largest 4-year public university in Maryland and one of the largest distance learning universities. The university offers 120 academic programs in instructor-led and online classes, including bachelor, masters, and doctoral degrees as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates. UMUC is a member of the University System of Maryland, which includes eleven separate public universities in Maryland.

Program Description

The Master of Science in Health Care Administration (MSHCA) program is designed for mid-career professionals who seek specialized and focused graduate studies in health care administration. Applicants will be able to increase their depth of knowledge in the administration of health care services and programs through a variety of courses in general management and health care administration.

Admission Requirements

Submit your official transcripts indicating completion of at least a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited degree-granting university or college. Note: Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores are not required for admission to standard master’s degree and certificate programs. (See the MBA program description for information regarding optional submission of GMAT scores.)

Review the admission requirements for your individual program. Some graduate programs require the submission of additional information before an admission decision can be made. See individual program descriptions for more details (visit the Graduate Programs page to find your individual program).





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