MHA Concurrent Degree

MHA & MSF

The Master of Healthcare Administration and Master of Science in Finance concurrent degree program prepares healthcare administrative careerists for positions in the healthcare industry’s finance sector. Program graduates work in various positions, including but not limited to Financial Management, Revenue Cycle Management, Managed Care, Financial and Data Analytics.

Credit Hour Breakdown:

  • MSF Credits: 30
  • MHA Credits: 34.5
  • Total credits: 64.5

Completion Time:

  • Full-time students can complete the program in 6 semesters.
  • Part-time students can complete the program in 10 semesters.

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Want to learn more about earning a concurrent or dual degree with your MHA?
Schedule a time to talk with our admissions coordinator to discuss program options, scholarships, and admissions.

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MHA Dual Degrees

Many students’ professional goals bridge academic disciplines and require expertise in multiple areas. That’s why the Eccles School offers four dual-degree options for MHA students in addition to a standalone degree with full-time and professional options.

MHA | Full-Time MBA

Program Overview: This full-time option prepares students for administrative positions in hospitals, large clinics, extended care facilities, and clinical and reference laboratories, as well as for positions in healthcare consulting and with vendors, such as those providing information technology to healthcare organizations.

  • 84.5-86 credits
  • Full-time
  • Daytime class availability

Degree Schedule: Students begin the 3-year long program in Fall Semester and begin by taking the MBA core curriculum along with other first-year MBA students. During Spring Semester, students take the remainder of the MBA core courses as well as electives, which may include classes that satisfy MHA requirements. During the remaining semesters, students can take a mix of MBA and MHA courses according to their preference.

MHA | Master of Public Health

Program Overview: This option prepares early- and mid-careerists for positions as program managers and health-services researchers in state and local health departments, public health advocacy groups, and healthcare delivery organizations, such as the Veterans’ Administration Healthcare System and military healthcare facilities.

  • 66.5-68 credits
  • Full-time or part-time
  • Daytime class availability

Degree Schedule: Students wishing to pursue this dual degree may begin the MPH or MHA programs in either the fall or spring. Many students apply for the MHA program after one semester in the MPH program. With the flexibility to attend full- or part-time, students can take 3-6 years to complete both degrees.

MHA | Master of Public Administration

Program Overview: This dual degree prepares early- and mid-careerists for positions in health policy and health advocacy organizations such as the Utah Health Policy Project, the Governor’s Office of Health Data, and other local, state, and federal government health entities. Students also gain knowledge in administrative issues for public, non-profit, and private healthcare settings.

  • 68-71 credits
  • Full-time or part-time
  • Evening and weekend (MPA) / Day (MHA) class availability

Degree Schedule: The MPA program offers two formats (evening and executive weekend) to support working professionals seeking advanced education. Many MHA/MPA students work full-time and complete the program in approximately 3 years. Students can start taking MHA classes as early as their first semester in the program.

MHA | Professional MBA

Program Overview: Designed to accommodate the schedules of working professionals, this part-time option prepares mid-careerists for administrative positions in hospitals, large clinics, extended-care facilities, clinical and reference laboratories, as well as for positions in healthcare consulting.

  • 78-81 credits
  • Part-time
  • Evening (PMBA) / Day or evening (MHA) class availability

Degree Schedule: Students typically begin with the Fall PMBA cohort and are expected to take courses during Summer Semesters. Current students may apply to the MHA after completing one semester in the PMBA program. Students complete a full year of the PMBA program before taking MHA courses in their second year. This program can be completed in 3-4 years.

MHA/Full-Time MBA

Program Overview: This full-time option prepares students for administrative positions in hospitals, large clinics, extended care facilities and clinical and reference laboratories, as well as for positions in healthcare consulting and with vendors, such as those providing information technology to healthcare organizations.

  • Student Profile: Full-time student
  • Credit Hours: 84.5-86
  • Program Length: 3 years
  • Program Format: Full-time
  • Primary Class Availability: Day
  • Degree Schedule: Students begin the program in Fall Semester and begin by taking the MBA core curriculum along with other first-year MBA students. During Spring Semester, students take the remainder of the MBA core courses as well as electives, which may include classes that satisfy MHA requirements. During the remaining semesters, students can take a mix of MBA and MHA courses according to their preference.

MHA/Master of Public Health

Program Overview: This option prepares early- and mid-careerists for positions as program managers and health-services researchers in state and local health departments, public health advocacy groups, and healthcare delivery organizations, such as the Veterans’ Administration Healthcare System and military healthcare facilities.

  • Student Profile: Full-time or part-time student
  • Credit Hours: 66.5-68
  • Program Length: Approximately 3 years
  • Program Format: Full-time or part-time
  • Primary Class Availability: Day
  • Degree Schedule: Students wishing to pursue this dual degree may begin the MPH or MHA programs in either the fall or spring. Many students apply for the MHA program after one semester in the MPH program. With the flexibility to attend full- or part-time, students can take 3-6 years to complete both degrees.

MHA/Master of Public Administration

Program Overview: This dual degree prepares early- and mid-careerists for positions in health policy and health advocacy organizations such as the Utah Health Policy Project, the Governor’s Office of Health Data, and other local, state, and federal government health entities. Students also gain knowledge in administrative issues for public, non-profit, and private healthcare settings.

  • Student Profile: Full-time or part-time student
  • Credit Hours: 68-71
  • Program Length: Approximately 3 years
  • Program Format: Full-time or part-time
  • Primary Class Availability: Evening and weekend (MPA) / Day (MHA)
  • Degree Schedule: The MPA program offers two formats (evening and executive weekend) to support working professionals seeking advanced education. Many MHA/MPA students work full-time. Students can start taking MHA classes as early as their first semester in the program.

MHA/Professional MBA

Program Overview: Designed to accommodate the schedules of working professionals, this part-time option prepares mid-careerists for administrative positions in hospitals, large clinics, extended-care facilities, clinical and reference laboratories, as well as for positions in healthcare consulting.

  • Student Profile: Part-time student
  • Credit Hours: 78-81
  • Program Length: 3-4 years
  • Program Format: Part-time
  • Approximate Tuition: $84,000
  • Primary Class Availability: Evening (PMBA) / Day or evening (MHA)
  • Degree Schedule: Students typically begin with the Fall PMBA cohort and are expected to take courses during Summer Semesters. Current students may apply to the MHA after completing one semester in the PMBA program. Students complete a full year of the PMBA program before taking MHA courses in their second year.

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