Marshall University MHA

Type of Degree (MHA, MPA, MBA, or others) 
Master of Health Care Administration
Type of Program 
General University or Department Information 
Marshall University is a coeducational public research university in Huntington, West VirginiaUnited States founded in 1837, and named after John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the United States.
The university is composed of eight undergraduate colleges and schools: the College of Liberal Arts (COLA), the College of Fine Arts (COFA), the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS), the College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), the Elizabeth McDowell Lewis College of Business (LCOB), the College of Science (COS), the College of Health Professions (COHP), and the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC). The University is also home to the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, a regional center for cancer research which has a national reputation for its programs in rural health care delivery, and the general Graduate College and the Graduate College of Education and Professional Development. The forensic science graduate program is one of a small number of post-graduate-level academic programs in the United States accredited by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and considered by many to be an acceptable Forensic Science program in the United States. The Elizabeth McDowell Lewis College of Business has achieved AACSB accreditation.
Program Description 
The Health Care Administration degree from Marshall University will help prepare you to become a professional in the Health Care field.  The growing complexity and rapid pace of change in the health care system have created an urgent need for professionals who have knowledge and skills in finance, management information systems, strategy and law.  Working in a variety of settings, these professionals work to promote and enhance the delivery of cost-efficient and high quality health care.
Our program is designed to offer both breadth and depth by combining management and health care administration courses.   This specialized degree provides a firm foundation for the understanding of and leadership within the health care field.
Courses in the program are designed to reflect concern for the changing social, ethical, economic, and technological aspects of today’s heath care environment.
Admissions Requirements 
• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a 2.5 GPA, and
• A minimum Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score of at least 450 or a minimum on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) of 860 for tests taken after September 2002, and
• An index of 950 computed by multiplying the undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) by 200 and adding the GMAT score or 53% of the total GRE score
• Demonstrated computer literacy
One John Marshall Drive – Huntington, WV 25755