Jun 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Health Administration, M.H.A.

Location(s): Statesboro

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Degree Requirements: 52 Credit Hours

Policies, Requirements and Standards

The objective of the Master of Health Administration degree is to provide the student with mastery of the knowledge and skills for the effective administration of health service organizations across the continuum of care. Specifically, the student will understand the basic organizational, financial, legal, and managerial components of health services as they relate to a dynamic and evolving healthcare delivery system.

Criminal Background Checks

Clinical agencies utilized by the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology and Program in Health Administration may require criminal background checks and/or drug testing prior to acceptance of the student into clinical facilities. Students who do not pass the criminal background check and/or drug test may be unable to initiate/complete the applied learning experience. Any fees or cost associated with background checks and/or drug testing is the responsibility of the student.

Admission Requirements

For consideration of admission to the MHA program, the applicant must complete an application for admission to the College of Graduate Studies at Georgia Southern University via HAMPCAS, submit official copies of all required academic transcripts related to undergraduate and graduate coursework at the time of program application, submit an updated professional/personal resume, detailing educational and work experiences for a period of not less than three (3) years from the time of application, and complete a structured admissions survey questionnaire. The applicant must also have satisfactorily completed requirements for the baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution.

Standards of Progression and Graduation

A. All degree requirements must be completed within seven years.
B. Students are encouraged to apply for graduation two semesters before the anticipated date of graduation. Note: A copy of the official program of study must accompany the candidate’s application.

Program of Study

Total Credit Hours: 52


Graduate students are advised by their program. Graduate students should reach out to their graduate program director for information regarding the structures in place to facilitate advisement. For more information visit Graduate Academic Advisement .

Graduate students can also contact the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies for more information about their program director.
Phone: 912-478-COGS (2647)
Email: gradschool@georgiasouthern.edu

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