Clement, Dr. Dolores G.
Director, Graduate Programs in Health Administration
Health Administration, Master of Science in (M.S.H.A.)
GRE or GMAT
See www.had.vcu.edu/prospective/msha for full program information and requirements.
The professional program is a 22-month full-time and 31-month part-time distance-learning course of study leading to the award of a Master of Science in Health Administration. It can be completed while working full time, because time away from work and home is minimized with six one-week on-campus periods over the 22-month period. The program is designed specifically for self-motivated, mature and experienced professionals who are seeking advanced preparation in management and administrative roles that ultimately lead to executive positions in complex health services organizations. Part-time options also are available.
The program is designed to meet the distinctive professional development needs of:
Applicants to the M.S.H.A. program should be employed in health care and have a have a minimum of five years of professional experience in addition to the academic requirements detailed in this bulletin. The 41-credit-hour curriculum emphasizes leadership in career progression as well as strategic and operational management of health care organizations.
The professional M.S.H.A. program-online has been continuously accredited and, in 2011, was awarded a six-year accreditation extension.