Applications for the Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA) degree are accepted year-round with new classes starting every semester — fall, spring and summer.
Students applying to the executive MHA program must have completed a Bachelor Degree program from a regionally accredited institution.
All college transcripts are required. Unofficial transcripts are sufficient to make offers of admission. However, all official and final transcripts must be received by the Graduate College to secure admission offer.
Executive MHA Applicants must have completed Bachelor Degree program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
Two letters of recommendation that address the executive MHA applicant’s academic readiness for graduate-level work, work ethic and habits, and the applicant’s communication and interpersonal skills.
*Letters of recommendation from family, friends, current students, politicians, or clergy are not accepted.
Resume/CV of personal, professional and educational background. Executive MHA applicants are strongly encouraged to highlight experience in health care.
Personal statement or brief essay (no more than three pages double-spaced) answering the following prompts:
At least two years of work experience in a health care setting is preferred. Students transitioning from undergraduate health care degrees are encouraged to highlight experience through internships/practicums. Please highlight work experience within resume and personal statement.
Complete the University of Cincinnati online graduate application; $65 domestic/$70 international application fee.
International executive MHA applicants must also submit an external course-by-course evaluation of your foreign transcripts for evaluation to an agency recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluating Services (NACES; www.naces.org).
Classes are asynchronous, some classes are in a 7-week format some are in a 14-week format. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework. Some, but not all tests are proctored using exam proctoring software.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes. Our online students are no different from our on-campus students in that way. You get a specific ID that you can use to navigate different systems at UC and for potential student discounts.
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