Trinity University MHA

Trinity University in Texas

Type of Degree

MHA Degree

Type of Program


General University Information

Trinity University is a private, independent, primarily undergraduate, university in San Antonio, Texas founded in 1869. Its campus is located in the Monte Vista Historic District and adjacent to Brackenridge Park. The student body consists of over 2,400 undergraduate and 200 graduate students, and awarded 649 degrees in 2007-2008. The university employs 243 full-time faculty and 83 part-time or adjunct faculty members in 2009. Trinity offers 41 majors and 55 minors among 6 degree programs. With an endowment of nearly $1 billion, Trinity is afforded the opportunity to maintain a selective admissions policy and small class sizes.

Program Description

Students complete 16 months (four semesters) of on-campus coursework and have opportunities to interact with health care executives from the local community. On-campus study is followed by a 12-month Administrative Residency where the student works and studies at a health care organization under the direct supervision of a senior-level administrator. A faculty advisor is assigned to each student and makes on-site visits during the residency. The Administrative Residency provides students with the practical learning experience to apply the theoretical knowledge attained in the classroom. The On-campus Program usually takes 28 months to complete.

Admission Requirements

The Department of Health Care Administration requires that all applicants to the On-campus Program:

1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. All undergraduate majors are considered.

2. Complete a three-credit-hour undergraduate course in each of the following subjects: Accounting, Economics, and Statistics. An applicant must complete these prerequisite courses prior to entering the program; however, if this requirement is not met at the time of application, an applicant must submit a written notice of intention to complete the courses as described here.

Grades of A or B are expected in the prerequisite courses. A grade of C is evaluated on an individual basis. An applicant may submit an acceptable score from the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) for any of the prerequisite courses in lieu of enrolling in the course. Any exceptions to the above will be considered only by individual petition to the Admissions Committee.

3. Submit an aptitude test score from either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).




San Antonio, TX

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