UCLA Executive Programs in Health Policy and Management

The world-renowned Fielding School of Public Health harnesses the resources and expertise of the #1 public university in the U.S. to develop proactive leaders who will shape the future of healthcare.

Housed within the Fielding School, the Executive Programs Office in the Health Policy and Management Department offers two executive degree programs designed for working professionals: Executive Master of Public Health (EMPH) and Online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA).

  Would you like to earn a Master’s degree in healthcare from a school ranked in the top ten schools of public health by U.S. News & World Report, 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?

    Are you a professional interested in furthering your career goals while still working full-time?


Executive Master of
Public Health (EMPH)

UCLA’s EMPH program is a two-year graduate degree program designed to equip working professionals with the knowledge, skills, and resources to master the challenges of our changing healthcare environment. 

  • In-person, cohort-based
  • One start per year (Fall)
  • Full-time, on-campus every other weekend
  • Degree earned: MPH
  • Emphasis in health policy and management
  • Develop a business plan through your courses
  • Capstone project
  • Robust and active alumni network

Online Master of Healthcare
Administration (MHA)

UCLA’s online Master of Healthcare Administration is designed to help healthcare professionals reach goals with effective, value-based care strategies guided by data and compassion.

  • Fully online with two on-campus immersions
  • Four starts per year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer)
  • Full-time and part-time options available
  • Degree earned: MHA
  • Emphasis in healthcare management
  • Asynchronous learning from anywhere
  • Capstone project
  • Robust and active alumni network