Application Requirements

Master of Healthcare Administration

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Admission Requirements and Application Process

Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School, which include:

  • An overall grade point average of 3.0 or, if below, 5 years of work experience in the field
  • Basic course in statistics
  • For international applicants, a TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper version), 213 (computer-based), or TOEFL iBT score of at least 80; or a minimum IELTS score of 6; is required. Applicants needing preliminary English language work are encouraged to consider the INTERLINK program.

As part of the application process, students must provide:

  • Valparaiso University Graduate Application
  • Certified transcripts of a bachelor’s degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A reflective essay indicating the reasons for undertaking graduate study in health administration
  • Application fee: $30 for U.S. citizens and $50 for international applicants

The Health Administration features a continuous admission process, so application materials may be submitted at any time. Once received, the admission decision normally takes 2-3 weeks. You can request additional information about the MHA program.


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