Master of Health Administration
A pioneer in health management education since 1947
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Saint Louis University’s Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) is a top-ranked program by U.S. News & World Report and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.
What distinguishes the SLU M.H.A. is our focus on practice-integrated education that transforms talented, service-motivated students into knowledgeable, ethical professionals prepared for a range of management careers across the health sector.
- Job placement: 93 percent of our SLU graduates are employed or are furthering their education within three months of graduation.
- Competencies: SLU’s competency-based curriculum is a nationally-renowned model that incorporates the skills and techniques that employers need.
- Faculty: Our faculty bring substantial industry experience - as CEOs, CFOs and operational managers - as well as nationally recognized health-services research portfolios to inform their teaching.
- Internships & alumni: As one of the nation’s largest and most established programs, the SLU M.H.A. connects you to a coast-to-coast network of internship sites and alumni working in senior leadership positions.
If you are a working professional in the healthcare industry, you may be interested in the Executive M.H.A. program, which combines online learning with in-person weekend classes.
Students choose the Saint Louis University M.H.A. for excellence in teaching, research and service. Our graduates develop the skills needed to lead a broad spectrum of organizations across the entire health industry. But what makes us truly stand out is our emphasis on healthcare ethics and delivering compassionate health care, sustained by SLU’s Jesuit mission.
St. Louis - a city full of opportunities
Our students have access to one of the nation's most dynamic health care markets. St. Louis has four major health systems, two academic medical centers, the largest pharmacy benefit company in the United States, excellent physicians and a unique model for safety net services for the underserved and uninsured.