A MIND For Business. A HEART For Healthcare. A Degree For BOTH.
WSSU's MHA program prepares you for one of today’s most dynamic and growing fields. Healthcare administration offers you a flexible career and opportunities for advancement. WSSU positions you to make a positive influence on the healthcare of individuals, families, and the communities in which they live.
Ready to move your career in healthcare forward? Leverage the WSSU MHA.
APPLY NOW | Deadline: February 15, 2021
WSSU's MHA program is ranked the number 4 most affordable MHA program in the US (one of only two HBCUs to make the list).
WSSU's Master of Healthcare Administration program strives to increase the participation of underrepresented populations in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. With a focus on learning and service, students from culturally diverse backgrounds fulfill their potential as leaders in healthcare management.
The MHA program provides a comprehensive graduate experience designed for working professionals who are in the early stages of their careers. The flexible online format and the support of the mentor/advisor team will enable you to meet the goals of each semester.
No GMAT or GRE required. (see alternative assessment listed below)
Healthcare is the country’s leading industry in revenue and second largest employer. Led by a mixture of faculty drawn from academic and professional backgrounds, you will gain competencies in management and business functions that are applicable to a wide range of healthcare organizations. Potential career settings in this high growth market include:
- Integrated Delivery Systems
- Managed Care Organization
- Long-Term Care Facilities
- Home Health Agencies
- Medical Practices
- Federal And State Health Programs
- Consulting Firms
Candidates for admission to the MHA program will need to complete the following standardized assessments. The results of these assessments will be used to pair you with the most appropriate types of resources for support.
- CBE Readiness Indicator– This assessment measures your readiness for participation in a Competency Based Education program.
- Math Readiness Indicator – This assessment measures your general math skills such as addition, subtraction, using decimals, fractions, percentages, etc.
- Writing Readiness Indicator – This assessment measures your writing skills such as grammar, usage, style and structure.
Each assessment costs $10.00 and is purchased individually.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES
To purchase then take the assessments:
- Visit WSSU's Smarter Measure assessment site and select the button labeled “Begin as a First Time User.”
- On the following screen select the assessment you wish to take from the drop down menu, select “Continue to Payment,” and follow the on-screen instructions to purchase.
- After entering your credit card information, you will receive an access code. You are encouraged to write it down or print the screen for your records.
- Finally, select “Begin Assessment."
A concise personal statement, not to exceed 750 words, is required. Please address the following:
- your professional goals and plans to achieve them,
- how your academic training and experience have prepared you for graduate study in healthcare administration, and lastly,
- a potential obstacle to meeting your goals and your strategy for overcoming the challenge.
I love how close I am with my colleagues. Dr. Aragon and Dr. Boykin have been wonderful mentors throughout my entire time at WSSU. I plan to pursue my doctorate when I complete this program.