Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
Master of Health Administration
Mid-Career Credit Option Application
Description of the Mid-Career Option (MCO)
The Master of Health Administration Program Committee may grant up to 9 credit hours of Mid-Career Credit Option for students who have had extensive professional work experience in a management level position in a healthcare setting. Credits will be granted for work experience. Effective Fall of 2019, Mid-Career Credit option will only be granted at the time of admission, based on the applicant's qualifications and experience earned prior to admission to the MHA program. To apply for the Mid-Career Option, a student must have had significant managerial-level work experience in the field of Health Administration. Applicants may be required to complete a Mid-Career Credit Application. The student is required to pay for mid-career credits, if awarded. Please see the MHA Program Director for details.
Application Process and Policies
Students are eligible to apply for Mid-Career credit at the time of application for graduate study or until they have competed 36 hours of course work in the MHA program. Professional experience acquired after the completion of 36 hours of course work in the MHA program will not be considered in awarding Mid-Career credit.