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General University Information
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a public research university located in Richmond, Virginia. It comprises two campuses in the Downtown Richmond area, the product of a merger between the Richmond Professional Institute and the Medical College of Virginia in 1968. It has over 32,000 students and is classified as having very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Ranked in the top 10 health administration programs by U.S. News & World Report, our Master of Health Administration program is an “industry specific” MBA program — which means you will have rigorous business and management training while learning about the uniqueness of the health care and nonprofit sectors.
As a third-year MHA student, you will participate in a 12-month paid administrative residency, an opportunity to be mentored by leading health care executives in major health care delivery organizations around the nation.
Typically, successful applicants show evidence of personal achievement, scholarship, intellectual ability and professional promise for a career in health services administration.
Standardized test scores: All applicants must demonstrate a satisfactory score of at least 50th percentile on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT). The GRE code is 5570. The GMAT code is LP8-QF-23. Scores must not be more than five years old. Report test scores to the VCU Graduate School.