Providence SW Washington Combined PGY1/PGY2


The Pacific University School of Pharmacy and School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership are proud to offer a combined program that allows residents in the Providence SW Washington combined PGY1/PGY2 program to simultaneously enroll for the MHA degree.

The PharmD/MHA program is designed to prepare pharmacists for careers that require expertise in both pharmacy and business theories and principles.


Our mission is to provide didactic and experiential education to students that will allow them to:

  1. understand the major administrative functions in organizations delivering pharmaceutical products and care to patients; and
  2. design strategies and policies to cope with the evolving health care environment.

Learn more about this program

Master in Healthcare Administration

MHA Program Features

  • Faculty who are working professionals in the field of healthcare administration
  • Building essential leadership skills
  • Executive format for working professionals
  • Mentor program with faculty and healthcare professionals
  • Intimate class size, which nurtures student-faculty interaction
  • Exposure to Pacific University’s other health professions programs

MHA Courses Offered

  • MHA 605: Healthcare Management Strategies
  • MHA 610: Organizational Behavior in Healthcare Systems
  • MHA 625: Healthcare Accounting and Finance
  • MHA 630: Healthcare Finance
  • MHA 510: Policy, Regulation and Politics of Healthcare
  • MHA 525: Community Health and Managerial Epidemiology
  • MHA 530: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • MHA 615: Strategic Planning and Marketing
  • MHA 685: Applied Research Project
  • MHA 550: Healthcare Quality Management