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Executive Masters in Health Administration


Program Overview

The Executive Masters in Health Administration (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.


Application Information

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Application Requirement Information

International Applicant Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadlines

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

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Admits for fall and spring terms only.


The following must be submitted by the posted deadline. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a graduate non-degree seeking applicant (limitations apply).

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements

Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
  • Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Program requirements:

  • Resume
    • Should show at least three years or equivalent experience in healthcare 
    • Provide employment history in the health or human services field
  • Letter of intent
    • Detail if you have, or expect to have, managerial or supervisory experience
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Allowances may be made when justified by exceptional work experience and letters of recommendation


Average Length
of the Program

20 months

Approximate Enrollment

25 in the Fall; 25 in the Spring
Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Shyam Paryani

Clinical Professor

(904) 620-5087

Building 39 , Room 3009A