Commission On Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

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Degree Offered Accreditation Information
Residential: MHA First Accreditation: 2007
Last Site Visit:
Spring 2016
Next Site Review:
Spring 2023
Program Information Contact Information

College of Health and Human Services
Department of Public Health Sciences
Master of Health Administration


Dr. Michael E. Thompson, MS, DrPH
Program Director

University of North Carolina, Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28223

Phone: (704)687-8926



Program Statistics *
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Enrolled Students*
Full Time 45 41 41
Part Time 17 17 17
Total 62 58 58
Enrolled Student Experience (percentage)
Enrolled directly from Bachelor’s degree. 32 33 45
Enrolled 1 – 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 24 22 21
Enrolled more than 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 6 18 34
Enrolled Student Diversity * (Numbers)
Nonresident alien No Data No Data No Data
Race and Ethnicity unknown No Data No Data No Data
Hispanic or Latino of any race No Data 3 3
For non-Hispanics only: No Data No Data No Data
American Indian or Alaska Native No Data 2 2
Asian No Data 5 5
Black or African American No Data 13 13
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander No Data 1 1
White No Data 31 31
Two or more races No Data No Data No Data
Female No Data No Data 22
Male No Data No Data 2
Applications and Admissions (number)
Applications Received (completed only) 165 93 64
Applicants Offered Admission 70 33 50
Applicants Enrolled 26 27 24
Acceptance Rate (Offered/Completed Applications Received) 42% 35% 77%
Yield (Enrolled/Offered) 37% 82% 48%
Enrollment Rate (Enrolled/Completed Applications Received) 16% 29% 38%
On-Time Class Graduation (Percent)* 100% 100% 100%
Median Entering Class GPA
Overall undergraduate degree GPA (on a 4.0 scale) 3.54 3.37 3.37
Other Enrollment Requirements
GMAT Yes Yes
GRE Yes Yes
Healthcare or Other Work Experience Required No Data No No
Placement Of Graduating Class Within 3 Months
Hospital or Health System No Data 15 9
Physician Practice No Data 0 0
Military Health System or Veterans Health Administration No Data 0 0
Other governmental agencies (i.e. local, state and federal agencies) No Data 0 0
Association, Foundation or Voluntary agency (i.e. AHA, RWJ Foundation, Red Cross) No Data 0 0
Long-term Care Facility/Home Health Agency No Data 0 2
Consulting No Data 3 3
Insurance / HMO No Data 0 1
Pharmaceutical/bio-tech/medical device company No Data 0 1
Employed overseas No Data 0 0
(e.g., pursuing another graduate degree, employed outside healthcare, etc. or international student returned home without seeking employment)
No Data 3 6
Total Placed (number) No Data 22 22
Percent Placed (placed/graduates)* No Data No Data 83%
Total Required & Elective Graduation hours or units(number) 45 45 45
Elective Graduation hours or units (number) 6 6 6
Total Estimated Tuition and Related Fees for Degree
(assumes students meet all prerequisites)
In-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data $10,464.65
Out-of-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data $38,595.65
Class Structure
Quarter, Semester, Trimester, or other Semester Semester
Required courses offered in person (number)* No Data No Data 14
Required courses offered online including hybrid format (number)* No Data No Data 15
Is a practicum or internship required for graduation? Yes Yes Yes
If yes, required practicum or internship hours 160 160 160
Is a residency or internship required for graduation? Yes Yes Yes
If yes, required residency or internship hours 160 160 160
Median Salary Of Graduating Class *
Reporting Students (Number) 2 24 5
Post-graduate fellowship
Jobs 80,000 40,000 62,500
Program Faculty (Number)
Faculty* 7 6 7
Adjunct** 2 5 6
Total 18 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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