School of Public Health
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To provide a high quality educational experience that will prepare students for leadership roles in a variety of health care institutions and to generate and translate knowledge thereby serving as a resource to health care organizations in our community.

Program Objectives

Goal 1 - To provide a quality educational experience that examines theoretical applications and provides experiential learning to prepare students for entry level positions and/or career progression to senior management and leadership roles in a variety of healthcare institutions and settings.

Goal 2 - To engage in research and scholarly productivity, in order to both strengthen the Program's ability to fulfill its educational mission and advance knowledge about the effective financing and delivery of health services administration, taking advantage of interdisciplinary opportunities where appropriate.

Goal 3 - To serve as a resource to healthcare organizations and programs at the local and regional levels through service and outreach activities and develop viable relationships with healthcare organizations to provide educational experiences for our students and service/outreach/research opportunities for faculty.

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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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