Master of Health Administration

Highly Ranked Program

Ranked the #5 health administration program by U.S. News & World Report, our Master of Health Administration program is an “industry specific” MBA program — which means you will have rigorous business and management training while learning about the uniqueness of the health care and nonprofit sectors.

Required Year-Long Administrative Residency

As a third-year MHA student, you will participate in a 12-month paid administrative residency, an opportunity to be mentored by leading health care executives in major health care delivery organizations around the nation.

Students on steps of Grant House

Leadership Focus

The VCU-MHA is differentiated from other top-ranked programs by our singular focus of healthcare delivery organization leadership. Our goal is for every graduate to be "Leadership Ready" in hospitals, physician practices, health systems and long-term care. The result of this focus is career advancement that is unmatched by any other program. Typically, successful applicants show evidence of personal achievement, scholarship, intellectual ability and professional promise for a career in health services administration.

We encourage you to browse this area of our site to learn more about the MHA requirements as well as some of our most successful alumni. As always, please contact us with any questions you may have about our program.

Visit the VCU MHA Program Facebook page.

Email healthadmin@vcu.edu for more information or to be added to our interest group to receive updates about information sessions and application reminders.

Information Sessions

Information sessions for students interested in the VCU MHA program will be held during the summer months. For Summer 2019, the dates are: 

September 13, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the Health Administration conference room on the 8th Floor in the Health Administration suite. (RSVP Link

All information sessions will be held in the new College of Health Professions Building located at 900 E. Leigh Street Richmond, VA 23298