Executive Master of Health Administration
The George Washington University

Program Details

GW’s Executive Master of Health Administration is for aspiring leaders with at least three years of clinical or administrative experience in the health care or health services industry. With the program’s interactive design, students learn from each other’s experience as much as they learn from faculty. The curriculum focuses on developing the leadership and ethical skills needed to create highly effective health care organizations, as well as core health care content areas such as quality improvement, decision science, quantitative methods and community health.

Program Benefits:

  • [email protected]’s online classes are conducted live with a 12:1 student to faculty ratio, making it the most interactive online Executive MHA program available. 
  • [email protected]’s online format brings together accomplished health care leaders from across the United States to learn from each other’s diverse experience 
  • Students participate in Washington, D.C.-based immersions that include simulated leadership and communication scenarios, as well as off-campus immersions at health organizations in the United States and abroad. 
  • Students conduct capstone research related to their current organization or community, and make a clear commitment to improving health care process and outcomes wherever they are.


  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • Resume or CV
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or an international institution that is accredited by the country’s ministry of education or comparable governmental agency. 
  • Applicants must also have at least three years of professional experience in a health care or health services organization, and be currently employed in the field. 

Throughout your time as a student, you will participate in two 40-hour immersions and two 20-hour immersions held on the George Washington University campus and at various prestigious health organizations.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education