School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration

MHA - Students and Graduate Profiles

The Masters of Health Administration (MPA) prepares graduates for managerial and leadership roles in the challenging and complex field of health care administration. The curriculum develops advanced executive abilities through a combination of core competencies and specialized areas of concentration.

Mission Statement

Accreditation and Program Change

Why Study Health Administration at Grand Valley?

Admission

Student and Graduate Profile

Demographics of MHA graduates, at time of graduation, April 2005 to April 2012

  • Total graduates: 97
  • Age under 25: 18% 
  • Age 25-29: 36%
  • Age 30-39: 25%
  • Age 40+: 22%
  • Female: 64%
  • Male: 36%
  • White: 79%
  • Asian: 7%
  • African-American/Black: 6%
  • Hispanic: 3%
  • Mixed-race: 1%
  • Foreign citizen: 2%

Demographics of MHA student, Winter 2013

  • Total students: 50
  • Age under 25: 22% 
  • Age 25-29: 32%
  • Age 30-39: 22%
  • Age 40+: 24%
  • Female: 64%
  • Male: 36%
  • White: 82%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Mixed-race: 6%
  • African-American/Black: 4%
  • Hispanic: 0%
  • Part-time: 64%
  • Full-time: 36%
  • Michigander: 90%
  • Out-of-state: 4%
  • Foreign: 6%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Degree Requirement (beginning Fall 2014)

Degree Requirements (before Fall 2014)

Employment Outlook

Resources

 

Marenta Klinger, MHA '11, is currently a long-term care ombudsman with Adult-Well Being Services in Detroit.

Courtney Lawler, MHA '10, is currently a program & data analyst with the  Michigan Public Health Institute in Lansing.

Joshua Meringa, MHA '09, is currently a nurse educator / academic liaison at Spectrum Health and a council member in the City of Grandville.

 

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