How to Apply | Healthcare Administration

The MHA program starts once a year, in September, but utilizes a rolling admissions process. Applications are accepted from January through July.

If you will be a new student at Pacific, please begin our online application.

Dual-Degree Applications

If you are interested in completing a Healthcare Compliance/MHA dual-degree, please begin our HCC/MHA dual-degree application.

For current clinical program students interested in completing an MHA degree, please begin our Pacific dual-degree application.

Application Cycle

2014-2015 Admissions Cycle Important Dates

Application Cycle

January - July

Application Available

January 2014

Application Preferred Deadline

May 1, 2014

Application Final Deadline

Aug. 11, 2014

Admissions Decisions

2 weeks after interview

Program Start


Application Components

  • Basic demographic information
  • Essays
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from each college and university attended
  • Two reference letters (one must be from a supervisor or employer)
  • $50 application fee. Apply by our Preferred Application Deadline (May 1) to have the $50 application fee waived.

Please note: Standardized test for GRE/GMAT are not required.

Mandatory Admissions Interview

After a sufficient evaluation of the application, Pacific University's MHA program requires a mandatory in-person interview to determine your communication ability, interpersonal skills, passion and motivation, and fit for our program. The interview consists of both a group portion that allows us to see how you work with others and a one-on-one individual interview with members of the MHA Admissions Committee.