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Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA) Graduate Program

The UNF EMHA Program is a largely online and structured cohort program that allows students to meet their professional demands while conveniently earning their advanced degree so they can become executive leaders in the healthcare industry.The EMHA Program is for working health care professionals due to the largely online delivery format. This allows health care executives, physicians and clinician leaders to earn an EMHA degree from any location and at times convenient to each student.



Necessary Skills

Alumni, Preceptors and our UNF Advisory Board of healthcare administrators confirmed that the top competencies needed for leadership at all levels are: communication, analytical, and innovative thinking skills Our EMHA curriculum provides contextual and leading-edge concepts to provide you with the critical-thinking skill-sets and necessary competencies to succeed in complex and challenging business situations.


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.

Deadline to Apply

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

Spring Term. . . . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . March 15 -- Summer 2021 only

The program will be accepting applications for summer 2021. Typically admits for fall and spring terms only.

Contact the EMHA Program Director


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Dr. Shyam Paryani, MD, MS, MHA, FACHE, FACRO 

EMHA Program Director & Chair, Health Administration Alumni Board

Phone: (904) 620-1437

Fax: (904) 620-1035