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The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. As of 2007 the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its main campus in Norman. Employing nearly 3,000 faculty members, the school offers 152 baccalaureate programs, 160 master’s programs, 75 doctorate programs, and 20 majors at the first professional level.
The MHA is a 60 credit hour program that prepares the graduate for a career as a senior administrator of a health service organization. All students are required to complete an internship and a defense of the internship report. The MHA Program is accredited by CEPH and the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). Following graduation, most of our students are placed in a fellowship, a post graduate activity that enables the individual to gain administrative experience.