The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program is well-0positioned to launch the careers of future healthcare leaders. Historically 100% of our MHA students have secured administrative fellowships or jobs by July 1 of their graduating year.

  • 90 Days Employment:
    • 2020 = 95% (due to COVID-19, some placements were delayed. 180 day employment, class of 2020: 100%)
    • 2019 = 100%
    • 2018 = 100%
  • Graduation Rate:
    • 2020 = 100%
    • 2019 = 100%
    • 2018 = 100%

Most Minnesota MHA graduates advance to administrative fellowships in the nation’s leading health care delivery organizations.

MHA Healthcare Leadership Accelerator: The Minnesota MHA Program seeks to develop distinctive leaders with character, competence, and authenticity in the field of healthcare administration.

The purpose of the Accelerator Program is to provide enhanced leadership and professional development offerings by creating a comprehensive program for our residential and executive students.

The Accelerator Program includes formal coursework, leadership coaching to develop individual and team leadership competencies, and seminars in contemporary leadership issues. It also includes career development workshops to prepare students for fellowship and employment opportunities.

Extensive Career Support

The MHA program provides support to students throughout the application process. They participate in communications skills seminars, resumé development, videotaped mock interviews, mentoring program, professional conferences, networking with alumni, skill assessment and development, and individual career counseling.

Students begin fellowship application activities when they enroll for their first semester of study. During fall semester of the first year, students attend a communications skills seminar, have individual resumé critiques, are matched with an alumni mentor, travel to professional conferences, and attend social functions with healthcare leaders.

The Minnesota difference does not end after students complete their degree. The program facilitates alumni-to-alumni connections, continued engagement and educational opportunities from faculty researching at the top of their disciplines, and alumni-student mentorship to foster the next generation of leaders.

Alumni Careers

Minnesota alumni drive leadership, innovation, and impact in health care. Read our alumni spotlights and learn about careers spanning from recent graduate to top leadership.

Recent Placements

MHA Class of 2020: 41 graduates, 100% graduation rate, 100% employed (180 days after graduation due to COVID-19)

  • 25 placed in fellowships
  • 16 placed in jobs

Center for Health Interprofessional Programs, University of Minnesota | Minneapolis, MN | Program Coordinator

Accenture | Minneapolis, MN | Consultant

Advocate Aurora | Milwaukee, WI | Fellowship

Advocate Aurora | Milwaukee, WI | Fellowship

Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center | Sioux Falls, SD | Fellowship

CentraCare | St. Cloud, MN | Fellowship

ChenMed | Miami, FL | Fellowship

Cottage Health | Santa Barbara, CA | Fellowship

Cotivit | Louisville, KY | Consultant

CVS Health | Woonsocket, RI | Advisor

ECG Management Consultants | Minneapolis, MN | Sr. Consultant

Eventide Senior Living Communities | Moorhead, MN | Associate Executive Director

Genesis Health | Davenport, IA | Fellowship

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation | Center City, MN | Senior Manager

Hazelden Betty Ford | St. Paul, MN | Fellowship

HCA Healthcare | Salem, VA | Executive Resident

HealthPartners | St. Paul, MN | Fellowship

HealthPartners | Hudson, WI | Fellowship

Henry Ford Health System | Detroit, MI | Fellowship

Johnson & Johnson – Ethicon, Inc. | Cincinnati, OH | Associate

Kaiser Permanente – NorCal | Oakland, CA | Manager

Loyola Medicine | Chicago, IL | Fellowship

Mayo Clinic | Jacksonville, FL | Fellowship

Mayo Clinic | Rochester, MN | Fellowship

MD Anderson Cancer Center | Houston, TX | Fellowship

MedStar Health | Columbia, MD | Fellowship

Mercyhealth | Janesville, WI | Fellowship

M Health Fairview | Minneapolis, MN | Fellowship

M Health Fairview | Minneapolis, MN | Lab

Northwestern Medicine | Chicago, IL | Clinician

Premier Advisory Services | Minneapolis, MN | Consultant

Prime Therapeutics | Eagan, MN | Implementation Owner

Providence Health & Services | Spokane, WA | Fellowship

Providence Health & Services | Spokane, WA | Fellowship

Rochester Regional Health | Rochester, NY | Fellowship

Sutter Health | Burlingame, CA | Fellowship

Sutter Health | Sacramento, CA | Fellowship

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals | Philadelphia, PA | Fellowship

Unifeye Vision Partners | Minneapolis, MN | Manager

United Healthcare | Minnetonka, MN | Director

US House of Representatives (Health & Aging Policy) | Washington, DC | Fellowship

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