The University of Utah

Commission On Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

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Degree Offered Accreditation Information
Residential: MHA First Accreditation: 2012
Last Site Visit:
Spring 2018
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Program Information Contact Information

David Eccles School of Business
Dept: NA
Masters of Healthcare Administration Program


Dr. Steve Walston, PhD

University of Utah
1655 Campus Center Drive CRCC 125

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Phone: (801)581-4754



Program Statistics *
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Enrolled Students*
Full Time 29 36 70
Part Time 0 0 13
Total 29 36 83
Enrolled Student Experience (percentage)
Enrolled directly from Bachelor’s degree. 0 0
Enrolled 1 – 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 29 30
Enrolled more than 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 6
Enrolled Student Diversity * (Numbers)
Nonresident alien No Data No Data
Race and Ethnicity unknown No Data No Data
Hispanic or Latino of any race No Data No Data
For non-Hispanics only: No Data No Data
American Indian or Alaska Native No Data No Data
Asian No Data No Data
Black or African American No Data No Data
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander No Data No Data
White No Data No Data
Two or more races No Data No Data
Female No Data No Data
Male No Data No Data
Applications and Admissions (number)
Applications Received (completed only) 117 83 80
Applicants Offered Admission 44 15 55
Applicants Enrolled 25 39 36
Acceptance Rate (Offered/Completed Applications Received) 38% 19% 68.7%
Yield (Enrolled/Offered) 57% 260% 65.5%
Enrollment Rate (Enrolled/Completed Applications Received) 21% 47% 45%
On-Time Class Graduation (Percent)* 100% 100% 100%
Median Entering Class GPA
Overall undergraduate degree GPA (on a 4.0 scale) 3.7 3.41 3.41
Other Enrollment Requirements
GMAT required required Required
GRE required required Required
Healthcare or Other Work Experience Required No Data No Data Varies
Placement Of Graduating Class Within 3 Months
Hospital or Health System No Data No Data 7
Physician Practice No Data No Data 5
Military Health System or Veterans Health Administration No Data No Data 2
Other governmental agencies (i.e. local, state and federal agencies) No Data No Data
Association, Foundation or Voluntary agency (i.e. AHA, RWJ Foundation, Red Cross) No Data No Data 2
Long-term Care Facility/Home Health Agency No Data No Data 2
Consulting No Data No Data
Insurance / HMO No Data No Data 1
Pharmaceutical/bio-tech/medical device company No Data No Data
Employed overseas 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 34
Percent Placed (placed/graduates)* No Data No Data 94
Total Required & Elective Graduation hours or units(number) 45 53 50.5
Elective Graduation hours or units (number) 9 6 4.5
Total Estimated Tuition and Related Fees for Degree
(assumes students meet all prerequisites)
In-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data Varies
Out-of-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data Varies
Class Structure
Quarter, Semester, Trimester, or other Semester Semester Semester
Required courses offered in person (number)* No Data No Data No Data
Required courses offered online including hybrid format (number)* No Data No Data No Data
Is a practicum or internship required for graduation? No Data No Data Varies
If yes, required practicum or internship hours No Data No Data 450
Is a residency or internship required for graduation? No Data No Data
If yes, required residency or internship hours No Data No Data
Median Salary Of Graduating Class *
Reporting Students (Number) 16 25
Post-graduate fellowship 54,252 65,643
Jobs 57,846 74,230
Program Faculty (Number)
Faculty* 8 4
Adjunct** 5 9
Total 13 21
* 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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