Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA)


The UW Executive MHA equips health services professionals with the business and management skills to advance into leadership roles and help their organizations deliver better patient care. The convenient hybrid online format allows students to balance coursework with professional and personal obligations.

We also offer an in-person MHA program designed for early career professionals. Compare the Executive MHA program for mid-career professionals with the MHA program for early career professionals.

Likely Careers

Graduates are prepared to assume mid- and upper-level management positions in various types of health care organizations, in urban and rural settings, including hospitals, group practices, managed care organizations, clinics, public and community health agencies, long-term care service organizations, consulting firms and governmental and legislative arenas.


Designed for mid-career professionals interested in health care management. Applicants have professional experience in the field of health care and are committed to entering or advancing in management and leadership roles. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree.

Application Opens
January 3, 2024

General Deadline
May 2, 2024

Applicants Notified:
Within six weeks of application deadline