School of Public Health
Program Requirements
Program Prerequisites
Students are accepted from all undergraduate disciplines and professional areas; however, the program faculty determines if students must complete up to nine (9) hours of prerequisite course work before being fully admitted into the program. 
All students entering the MHA Program should be competent in word processing, spreadsheet and data analysis software packages.  Students who do not demonstrate competence in these computer skills will be encouraged to take the short courses on these subjects offered by the Information Technology Division of the University of Memphis.


Program Requirements
The Master of Health Administration degree at The University of Memphis is a 53 semester hour degree program (not including required prerequisites as determined by the faculty.)

Core Curriculum:

    HADM 7100/01 Day One

    HADM 7102 Health Administration Law

    HADM 7103 Health Planning

    HADM 7105 Health Policy and the Organization of Health Services

    HADM 7108 Healthcare Finance I

    HADM 7109 Health Administration Information Systems

    HADM 7110 Health Management Leadership 

    HADM 7116  Administration of Health Service Organizations

    HADM 7190 Internship in Health Administration

    HADM 7206  Managerial Epidemiology

    HADM 7208 Healthcare Finance II

    HADM 7605 Human Resources Administration

    HADM 7209 Quantitative Methods for Health Services

    HADM 7210 Integrated Experience in Healthcare Administration (Capstone)

    ECON 7710 Health Care Economics


In order to complete the 53 hour requirement, students select at least 6 hours of graduate course electives, in consultation with the student’s assigned advisor.
Each student will participate in an integrative capstone experience while enrolled in HADM 7210, Integrated Experience in Healthcare Administration.  Students must have completed a minimum of 42 hours in the program and be in the final semester of the program prior to enrolling in this course.  Exceptions to the “final semester” rule may be granted by the Coordinator of Graduate Studies.
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Deadlines for Applications

MHA—Fall Enrollment Only
Executive MHA Summer (June) Enrollment Only

Priority Application Deadline:
December 1

Guaranteed Consideration Application Deadline:
February 1

Final Application Deadline:
April 1

The launch of the Executive MHA has been delayed until May 2016. Applications may continue to be submitted through HAMPCAS and admitted applicants will automatically receive a one-year deferral to May 2016.

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