Additional Requirements | MHA Admissions


All Pacific University students must submit documentation of having received the following immunizations and titers after being accepted into the Master's of Healthcare Administration Program, and all required immunizations and titers must be updated as necessary in order to continue enrollment in the program at Pacific University. It is the student's responsibility to complete their vaccinations and provide copies of proof to the Student Health Center. Failure to comply with this university policy can affect your admission, enrollment or ability to continue in the MHA program at Pacific University.

Immunization Requirements

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
  • TB Skin Test (TB tests are required yearly while enrolled)
  • Td/Tdap (Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td)/Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertusssis (Tdap)
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) or Titer
  • Hepatitis B (HBV) or Titer
  • Hepatitis A (HAV)

Your course registration will be placed on hold until the Student Health Center has received all of your required immunization and titer information.

For more information on the required immunizations and release forms, please contact the Student Health Center at 503-352-2269. Ask the center about the deadline for submitting immunization documentation.

Criminal Background Check 

Information regarding the required Criminal Background Check will be given at or before the MHA Orientation in August. This service is paid for by the student, approximately $120 total.

Stephanie Keys | Manager of Administrative Services
503-352-7369 |


Pacific University will provide training in:

  • Universal Precautions
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • TB Infection Control

Interdisciplinary Case Conferences (ICC)

As a student in the College of Health Professions, you will have many opportunities to network with healthcare leaders from organizations across the state and region.

You will participate in many events and lectures that will strengthen your knowledge of healthcare and its many facets. You will join other CHP students (those from the School of Dental Health Science, School of Physical Therapy, School of Occupational Therapy, School of Pharmacy, School of Physician Assistant Studies, and the School of Professional Psychology) at the six annual Interdisciplinary Case Conferences where you will work together in teams to solve the different cases presented by CHP faculty.

Please take full advantage of these dynamic learning opportunities during your time in the MHA program.

Interprofessional Competence: Theory and Practice (IPC)

In addition to all program curriculum, all students in the College of Health Professions are required to complete one sequence of the Interprofessional Competence (IPC) coursework. Similar to the ICC sessions, students will be organized into groups with other health professions and asked to explore: Roles and Responsibilities of the Health Professions, Team Dynamics and Professionalism, Effective Communication, Appreciation of Differences, and Summary. The IPC session meets five times throughout the academic year (Aug-June). The MHA students are asked to complete this during their first year.