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Preparing you for success in the health care industry

MSU Denver’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) is designed to prepare students for a challenging and rewarding career in health care administration and leadership.

Be a part of the new generation of health care leaders with an MHA degree at MSU Denver. 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. The MHA provides you with a hybrid classroom experience backed by years of tradition. Students have the flexibility of both in person and online courses with the power of live interaction with your professors.

Housed in the Department of Health Professions, the MHA is built on 50 years of experience preparing students for the health care industry.

Learn more on our ABOUT US page.

Health Administration - A Career With A Calling

MHA's Future is Bright

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 2023 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Managers of Medical and Health Services earn a median annual wage of $110,680 and the job outlook is expected to grow 28 percent from 2022 to 2032(much higher than average).

Bureau of Labor Statistics 2023

What can you do with an MHA degree?

MSU Denver MHA graduates have a variety of health care career opportunities as leaders in public, and private sectors. Below are a few examples:

  • Hospitals
  • Aging Services
  • Physician Groups
  • Federal and State Agencies
  • Health Insurance
  • Not For Profit Organizations

Our students and alumni work in a variety of organizations including, but not limited to:

  • Denver Health and Hospital Authority
  • UC Health
  • Veterans Administration
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • HealthONE/HCA
  • Centura
  • Prime Health Colorado
  • Jefferson County Public Health
  • Changing the Narrative: A Non-Profit Organization to End Ageism


Applying is simple! Before applying, please review our application deadlines and requirements listed in the admissions page linked below . We accept applications for both

Admission Process & Requirements

What will you learn in our program?

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.


Meet our faculty & staff

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. 


How to apply

Applying is simple! The GRE/GMAT is not required. Before applying, please review our application deadlines and requirements listed in the admissions page linked below . We accept applications for both Fall and Spring semester.


Do you have additional questions?

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Thank you for your interest in our program!

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Mailing Address
Department of Health Professions
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Box 33, PO Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362