Our MBA/M.H.A. dual degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.
Our MBA/M.H.A. dual degree has received the CAHME/Cerner Award for Excellence in Healthcare Management Systems Education.
Our graduates work for a variety of organizations including Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Emory Healthcare, Grady Health System, Kaiser Permanente, Northside Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, and WellStar Atlanta Medical Center.
*2020 graduate outcomes
The mission of the Institute of Health Administration (IHA), through its business-focused program, is to prepare our students to manage change, challenges and opportunities within the healthcare sector, to conduct and disseminate rigorous research, and to engage in industry collaborations.
Within the institute, the mission of the master's program is to offer a comprehensive academic course of study for early-career working professionals from across the Southeast. Our target students are those who value rigorous didactic content from the business and healthcare domains delivered in a format that facilitates applied learning and the development of professional and leadership skills as preparation for positions throughout the healthcare sector.
The vision of the IHA is to be a premier business-focused health management program.
- Lifelong Learning
- Diversity and Inclusion
Our faculty possess an incredible amount of industry expertise, resulting in
a relevant classroom experience for students. They have held senior positions at Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C., Howard University Hospital, and Promina Health Plan, and directed program evaluations of Georgia's statewide Medicaid managed care program.