Executive Track

Why choose us for your MHA degree?

  1. BG_HealthcareMgmt2020.pngWe’re the only CAHME-accredited MHA program in Indiana.
  2. We have an outstanding faculty that includes full-time educators with lots of practical experience in our health systems and a network of adjunct faculty who are working professionals in the field.
  3. We're ranked as one of the Best Healthcare Management Programs in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report's Best Grad School Rankings for 2020
  4. Our alumni include approximately half of the hospital CEOs in Indiana, as well as many other industry leaders. 
  5. We’re flexible enough to accommodate both full-time and part-time students.
  6. We offer outstanding career services support to our students and alumni. 

Meet our program director

"The Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health MHA program, uses constant feedback from health care leaders, alumni, students and faculty to maintain a contemporary curriculum.  IU MHA students, as a result, are prepared with the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to excel in leadership roles in the State of Indiana and throughout the United States."

Antionette Smith Epps, DrPH, MHSA
MHA Program Director

HPM Faculty

Curriculum and Competencies

All MHA candidates must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 51 credits. The curriculum includes required health administration courses. The Master of Health Administration focuses on five core areas, including understanding the context of the healthcare system, leadership and professionalism, decision making, technical skills and self-development.


Executive MHA students are admitted for matriculation in the summer of each year. You may apply to the Executive MHA Program online using HAMPCAS. HAMPCAS is the Healthcare Administration Management and Policy Centralized Application Service. The application deadlines are:

  • International Application Deadline: February 1
  • Final Deadline: June 1

Application reviews begin as soon as applications are received.

Please note that all applications must be verified by HAMPCAS prior to the June 1 deadline, a process that generally takes 4 to 5 weeks to be completed. Applications that are not verified by HAMPCAS by June 1 are not guaranteed review by the MHA Admissions Committee.

Admissions criteria