Through collaboration with the SLU John Cook School of Business, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the dual MHA/MBA prepares highly motivated students who wish to acquire an understanding of the importance of the issues, skills and methods in both health care and business organizations.
Graduates of this program are prepared to hold positions in the health insurance or pharmaceutical industries, public policy agencies, or in healthcare management consulting roles. Students complete a total of 86 credit hours in order to obtain the MHA/MBA.
Dual Degree Prerequisites: Students must meet the admission requirements and be admitted into both degree programs according to the processes of each of the participating academic units in order to pursue a dual degree program. Application to the individual programs should be made simultaneously; however, admission to the dual degree program is contingent upon admission to both the MHA and the MBA degree programs.
MHA Prerequisites: A bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university.
MHA Requirements: The MHA degree must be completed in the traditional classroom-based format and requires the completion of the traditional classroom-based format curriculum.
Exceptions to Traditional Classroom-Based Format Curriculum:
The minimum total credit-hours required for the MHA is 60.