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Executive Master of Public Health Program

The Executive Master of Public Health (EMPH) Program is one of the most influential knowledge-based leadership programs of its kind. Located in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, this degree offers a rigorous, fully-accredited, competency-based curriculum in a bi-weekly weekend format that is designed to meet the needs of working professionals.

The UCLA Executive MPH Program, one of the top healthcare management programs in the country, helped propel my career to new heights. Not only did the expert, well-connected instructors, timely curriculum, and unique cohort experience support my career goals, but the close vicinity to UCLA Health allowed me to apply what I was learning in the classroom directly to the workplace...
Kevin Baldwin
Class of 2014

Is this the program for you?

Are you a professional interested in furthering your career goals while still working full-time?
Would you like to earn a Master's Degree in Health Policy & Management from a world-renowned program while growing your network at the same time?
Are you ready to be part of a rapidly growing community of academics, professionals, and organizational leaders involved with shaping the future of healthcare in California and across the nation?

Master of Healthcare Administration

The online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health builds the specialized knowledge and hands-on experience that professionals need to make an impact as managers and executives. Prepare to excel in a rapidly growing field by expanding your skills in strategic decision making, analytical problem solving and business leadership. This online program offers a rigorous curriculum taught by world-class faculty along with the flexibility to work full time while completing a master’s in two years.

The UCLA Master of Healthcare Administration provides emerging healthcare leaders a career boost while allowing them to continue contributing to their local communities and healthcare organizations. By offering the MHA online, UCLA provides access to a world-class education leading to professional success in the healthcare industry.
Leah Vriesman
Executive Director and Professor

Is this the program for you?

Are you a professional with at least three years of work experience who is interested in advancing your career in the field of healthcare administration?
Do you want to shape the future of healthcare by leading data-driven efforts to improve health outcomes and solve problems in care delivery and financing?
Would you like to grow your network by connecting with peers and faculty members through weekly live sessions as well as two on-campus immersions?
The thing that excites me most about being an MHA student is the fact that every week I am learning new things about healthcare and gaining a larger perspective of our economy and the health disparities within our nation. It really puts things into perspective.
Jamie Pham
MHA Candidate
I know I am getting the foundation I need for the healthcare career that I want in the future…The students I am networking with and going to class with are very knowledgeable in their own fields. Not only that, but with the professors in tandem - it's just an amazing experience overall.
Ankit Kapoor
MHA Candidate
The Master of Healthcare Administration program will provide a strong management foundation for professionals to excel in critical roles across the health care landscape, from hospitals to community clinics, and at biopharmaceutical companies, insurance firms and public agencies. We’re thrilled to add the MHA degree to our unique roster of opportunities for students who are dedicated to leading improvements in health care for both individual patients and communities as a whole.
Ron Brookmeyer
Dean and Distinguished Professor