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Be a part of the new generation of health care leaders with an MHA degree at MSU Denver. The MHA provides you with a new online experience backed by years of tradition. Students have the flexibility of online work with the power of live interaction with your professors.
The power of our program is the diversity of our students and faculty. They share one thing in common: a passion to improve the health of our community.
MSU Denver MHA graduates have a variety of health care career opportunities as leaders in public, private and government sectors. Below are a few examples:
Our students and alumni work in a variety of organizations including, but not limited to:
MHA students will learn the fundamentals of health care administration, including its history, current topics and trends, and debates around the future. Students will develop competency in health care finance, economics, law and ethics, research, human resources, organizational development, marketing, and strategy.
Each member of our faculty and staff is dedicated to the success of each student and alumni of the program. Visit our faculty & staff page to learn more.
Applying is simple! The GRE/GMAT is not required. Before applying, please review our admissions page linked below. Then submit the application for either Fall or Spring semester.
Our students come from diverse backgrounds and have experience both in and out of the health care field.
The MHA program prepares students to lead rewarding careers in health care. With the intense growth of the health care industry, educated leaders are in constant demand. According to the 2020 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Managers of Medical and Health Services earn a median annual wage of $104,280 and the job outlook is expected to grow 32 percent from 2019 to 2029 (much higher than average).
The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) presented MSU Denver’s MHA Program, Program of the Year. MSU Denver’s MHA Program was selected based on network participation, meeting attendance, committee involvement, and leadership.
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The Department of Health Professions is located:
Auraria Campus, West Classroom #239
Department of Health Professions
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Box 33, PO Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362
1201 5th St. Campus Box 33
Denver, CO 80204