Seton Hall MHA

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Type of Degree

MHA Degree

Type of Program


General University Information

Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in the State of New Jersey. The university is known for its programs in business, law, education, nursing, and diplomacy.

Seton Hall is made up of eight different schools and colleges with an undergraduate enrollment of about 5,200 students and a graduate enrollment of about 4,400. Its School of Law, which is ranked by US News & World Report as one of the top 100 law schools in the nation, has an enrollment of about 1,200 students. Seton Hall’s Stillman School of Business has also been continually ranked as one of the top 100 undergraduate business schools in the nation according to Business Week.

Program Description

Seton Hall University’s online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program is a widely recognized graduate degree program for hospital and healthcare management professionals.  It is an innovative, student-centered program that uses a cohort model where students progress through the program together as members of a learning team.

Here are some additional reasons why our students have chosen Seton Hall for their graduate education.

Our MHA courses highlight healthcare topics and current issues.
Our professors involve healthcare practitioners on regular basics.
Our classes are small, with no more than 15-20 students in each.
Our 42-credit program can be completed both on-campus and online in two years.
Our graduates go on to work in diverse healthcare positions.

The MHA program’s objective is to prepare managers for leadership roles in the healthcare industry by providing an intensive, high-quality, graduate-level educational experience. This is achieved by focusing on six key areas: Understanding the Healthcare Environment, Managing Change, Financial Competencies, Decision Making, and Strategic Leadership and Analysis.

Admission Requirements

An official sealed transcript from each college and/or university attended

A personal statement:  In a 750-1000 word essay, please explain how your personal, professional and academic background influenced your decision to pursue your chosen career?  How and why will the pursuit of graduate education through the Master of Healthcare Administration program at Seton Hall University assist you in achieving your professional goals?

Three letters of recommendation from academic or  professional references mailed directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions at Seton Hall University

A current resume


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