The George Washington University
Commission On Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

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Degree Offered Accreditation Information
Residential: MHA First Accreditation: 1968
Last Site Visit:
Spring 2013
Next Site Review:
Spring 2020
Program Information Contact Information

Milken Institute School of Public Health
Department of Health Policy and Management
Master of Health Administration Program


Dr. Douglas G. Anderson, PhD
Program Director

The George Washington University

950 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202)994-5569



Program Statistics *
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Enrolled Students*
Full Time 49 74 79
Part Time 22 2 2
Total 71 76 81
Enrolled Student Experience (percentage)
Enrolled directly from Bachelor’s degree. 48 60 No Data
Enrolled 1 – 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 23 10 No Data
Enrolled more than 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 0 6 No Data
Enrolled Student Diversity * (Numbers)
Nonresident alien 2 1 0
Race and Ethnicity unknown No Data No Data No Data
Hispanic or Latino of any race No Data No Data No Data
For non-Hispanics only: No Data No Data No Data
American Indian or Alaska Native No Data No Data No Data
Asian No Data No Data No Data
Black or African American No Data No Data No Data
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander No Data No Data No Data
White No Data No Data No Data
Two or more races No Data No Data No Data
Female 56 62 64
Male 15 12 17
Applications and Admissions (number)
Applications Received (completed only) 165 159 191
Applicants Offered Admission 113 90 132
Applicants Enrolled 30 19 28
Acceptance Rate (Offered/Completed Applications Received) 68% 56% 69%
Yield (Enrolled/Offered) 27% 21% 21%
Enrollment Rate (Enrolled/Completed Applications Received) 18% 12% 15%
On-Time Class Graduation (Percent)* 100% 94% 97%
Median Entering Class GPA
Overall undergraduate degree GPA (on a 4.0 scale) 3.30 3.25 3.37
Other Enrollment Requirements
GRE required required required
Healthcare or Other Work Experience Required not required not required not required
Placement Of Graduating Class Within 3 Months
Hospital or Health System No Data 23 21
Physician Practice No Data No Data No Data
Military Health System or Veterans Health Administration No Data No Data No Data
Other governmental agencies (i.e. local, state and federal agencies) No Data No Data No Data
Association, Foundation or Voluntary agency (i.e. AHA, RWJ Foundation, Red Cross) No Data 2 2
Long-term Care Facility/Home Health Agency No Data 2 2
Consulting No Data 2 3
Insurance / HMO No Data No Data No Data
Pharmaceutical/bio-tech/medical device company No Data No Data No Data
Employed overseas No Data No Data No Data
(e.g., pursuing another graduate degree, employed outside healthcare, etc. or international student returned home without seeking employment)
No Data No Data 1
Total Placed (number) No Data No Data No Data
Percent Placed (placed/graduates)* No Data No Data No Data
Total Required & Elective Graduation hours or units(number) 40 40 40
Elective Graduation hours or units (number) 10 10 10
Total Estimated Tuition and Related Fees for Degree
(assumes students meet all prerequisites)
In-State (Total cost for degree) N/A N/A N/A
Out-of-State (Total cost for degree) 75,000 77,500 83,000
Class Structure
Quarter, Semester, Trimester, or other Semester Semester Semester
Required courses offered in person (number)* 15 15 15
Required courses offered online including hybrid format (number)* 15 15 15
Is a practicum or internship required for graduation? Yes- residency Yes- residency Yes- residency
If yes, required practicum or internship hours 9 credit hours 9 credit hours 9 credit hours
Is a residency or internship required for graduation? No Data No Data No Data
If yes, required residency or internship hours No Data No Data No Data
Median Salary Of Graduating Class *
Reporting Students (Number) 26 29 29
Post-graduate fellowship
Jobs 72,500 77,500 81,275
Program Faculty (Number)
Faculty* 7 9 9
Adjunct** 4 4 4
Total 11 13 13
* CAHME is providing this data from reports submitted by programs. For all information, past performance does not guarantee future results. Income data is provided for comparison and does not indicate the salaries that you will receive. Students performance may vary. N/A represents that the program did not report this information.
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