Texas A&M University MHA

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Type of Degree

MHA Degree

Type of Program

Residential

General University Information

Texas A&M University (often referred to as A&M or TAMU) is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas (USA). It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System. The sixth-largest university in the United States, A&M’s enrollment for Fall 2011 was over 50,000 for the first time in school history.

Texas A&M’s designation as a land, sea, and space grant institution reflects a broad range of research with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. The school ranks in the top 20 American research institutes in terms of funding and has made notable contributions to such fields as animal cloning and petroleum engineering.

Program Description

The MHA is a professional degree for students pursuing administrative practice in a number of health service related settings- provider organizations (e.g., hospitals, physician offices/groups, clinics, nursing homes), managed care organizations, health insurers, consulting firms, trade associations, and a variety of organizations that supply or otherwise support public or private health service organizations.  The goal of the MHA program is to develop effective health care managers to provide leadership in health delivery systems.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).  Either Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) scores are required as part of the MHA Admission application.

Students entering the MHA Program are chosen for  their academic and health care leadership potential.  This health care management and aptitude is determined by the applicant’s academic record, job experience, leadership positions held, and personal interview.

Website

TAMU

Address

College Station, TX

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