Transform the Future of Health Care

The Executive Master of Health Administration program at the University of Washington trains the health care leaders of tomorrow. Designed for mid-career health services professionals, this two-year, part-time program prepares you to take on a mid- to senior-level leadership position and make a positive impact on the future of health care.

At the UW, you'll earn your degree from one of the best programs in the nation. For decades, we have been one of the leaders in health administration training. We're consistently ranked one of the top MHA programs in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.

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Earn Your Degree on an Executive Schedule

Designed for busy working professionals, the Executive MHA program requires just three days a month of on-site classes, supplemented by convenient online sessions.

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Advance Your Leadership Skills

Acquire the skills to assume increasingly influential positions through our leadership-focused curriculum and coaching from UW’s Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking.

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Learn from Industry Experts

Take classes from a diverse faculty that includes health administration researchers and industry professionals with vast experience leading health care organizations. 

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Boost Your Career

Build a network of health care leaders and access a wealth of professional development resources to help you take the next step in your career.

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"There are so many factors that lead to an effective patient experience. The Executive MHA program teaches you to really think and synthesize your learning so you can take it back and make a difference."

Chris Backous

Senior Transformation Sensei, Virginia Mason Institute

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