School of Health and Medical Sciences

CAHME accreditedSeton Hall University's MHA program provides a high-quality educational experience that prepares individuals for managerial challenges facing the healthcare industry today. The MHA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), the benchmark for students and employers alike that ensures the integrity of healthcare management education. Accreditation and competency information >>

MHA Program Highlights:

  • Our MHA courses highlight today's most important healthcare topics and current issues
  • Our professors collaborate with seasoned healthcare practitioners to add real-world experiences into the curriculum
  • Our classes are small, with no more than 15-20 students in each
  • The Seton Hall University campus is located within New Jersey's pharmaceutical and biotechnology corridor and within driving distance of many major medical centers
  • Our graduates go on to become leaders in diverse healthcare positions

Ruqayyah Ahmed ʼ11/M.H.A. ʼ13

Feature Video: Alumna Ruqayyah Khan '11, MHA '13, talks about her invaluable experiences in the Master of Healthcare Administration program.

Frequently Asked Questions about the MHA Degree Program >>

Learning Areas, Schedule and Outcomes:

The MHA program's objective is to prepare managers for leadership roles in the healthcare industry by providing an intensive, high-quality, graduate-level educational experience. This is achieved by focusing on six key areas:

  • Understanding the Healthcare Environment
  • Managing Change
  • Financial Competencies
  • Decision Making
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Analysis

A full-time student should be able to complete the 42-credit degree program in two years by taking courses in the fall, spring and summer. Generally, a part-time student can complete the program in three years. Review the current curriculum »

Many of our students work full-time and have families and other commitments outside of school. On average, students complete 6 credit hours or two courses each term. Course calendars are available in advance to allow students to plan their schedules around courses they need. Our experienced faculty understand the demands on adult students, and work with them individually to meet the requirements of the curriculum.

MHA completion rates, placement rates and employment settings >>

Graduate Certificate Program:

The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration is a non-matriculating program, available through either an on-campus class format or an online web-based format. It is designed for individuals who would like to explore a career in healthcare administration, who already have a graduate degree but need to develop specific healthcare management skills, or who would like to enroll in a selected set of graduate healthcare administration courses. The certificate program consists of a minimum of 15 credits.

The Seton Hall University MHA program is a participant in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Higher Education Network.

Patrick McDermott, M.A.
Director of Graduate Admissions (SHMS)
(973) 275-2062

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