2024-2025 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Healthcare Administration

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Healthcare Administration


After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

Fall 2023: July 31, 2024 Summer 2023: May 29, 2024 Fall 2023: July 31, 2024 Winter 2024: November 15, 2024 Spring 2024: February 21, 2024

Admission Limited to

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: Recommended but not required

Letters of Recommendation

3, from either academic or professional sources

UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit a statement of purpose, a personal statement, a resume or CV, and a statement detailing relevant academic preparation or illustrating work experience and professional accomplishments.

Applicants are expected to have at least three years of professional work experience in either a healthcare setting or administrative experience.

Students who enroll in the predominately online MHA on a full-time basis will be able to complete the program in two calendar years (six academic quarters plus two summers). Students will also be eligible to enroll on a part-time basis. Maximum time-to-completion is 19 academic quarters.

Program Name

Healthcare Administration
(Health Policy and Management)

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Major Code



31-299 CHS
Box 951772
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772