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Master of Health Administration Graduate Program

The University of North Florida's Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is designed to prepare individuals in the Southeastern United States to serve as effective administrators, managers and leaders in the wide variety of organizations and agencies that make up the health services field. The MHA is a 45 (minimum) credit degree program designed for those individuals who want to work in the field of management and administration within a health care delivery setting.



Program Opportunities

The MHA program offers opportunities to gain hands-on experience and transformational learning with the delivery and financing of health care in other countries through study abroad opportunities. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME).


MHA students have the opportunity to learn and interact with some of the nation's largest health care organizations. Jacksonville is home to Mayo Clinic, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Baptist Health, HCA Memorial, St Vincent's Hospital, to name a few who provide a wide variety of internship and employment options. Each MHA student will earn their official Lean Competency System (LCS) Certification 1C Green Belt equivalent and training in Human Centered Design, sponsored by Guidewell/FloridaBlue.


Applications for admission are to be submitted to The Graduate School at the University of North Florida. Questions about the admission process can be directed to The Graduate School Office at the University of North Florida (904) 620-1360.

Application Deadline

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Summer Term . . . April 15

Admits for fall and summer terms only.


CAHME Mentorship Circle status recognizes that the University of North Florida’s MHA program — in addition to achieving the high standards of CAHME accreditation — engages in activities that help to extend CAHME’s mission of advancing the quality of graduate healthcare management education. Mentorship Circle status recognizes that the program provides opportunities to other students and other programs to advance their own experiences and skills — for the good of the entire healthcare field.

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Contact the MHA Program Director

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Dr. Rob Haley PhD, MBA, MHS 

Professor and Director Master of Health Administration 

Phone: 904-620-4016 

Fax: 904-620-1035 


*All Program Application Documents should be sent to: