JD-Master of Health Administration

MHA-JD joint degree

This course of study addresses the health services’ need for professionals who understand the legal and administrative frameworks necessary to function successfully as health lawyers or health services administrators.

Individuals must independently apply and be accepted into both the School of Public Health MHA program and the McKinney School of Law JD program. Once students have been accepted into this joint degree program, they should meet with their academic advisors to plan the course sequencing. The program includes 45 credit hours in PBHL courses, and 82 credit hours in law courses.

Undergraduate prerequisites

A grade of “C” or better is required for each of the pre-requisite courses listed below. Courses must be taken from an accredited institution.

  • Microeconomics course (ECON-E 201 or equivalent)
  • Accounting course (PBHL-H 200 or equivalent)
  • Statistics course (PBHL-B 300: Healthcare Statistics or equivalent)