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Healthcare Administration MHA

Be a Healthcare Manager with an MHA

An MHA from University of Houston-Clear Lake combines skills in management with emphasis on leading a healthcare organization. From financial planning to public health issues, your courses give you a solid background to become a leader in healthcare. You will learn from the best in courses taught at the Texas Medical Center and make valuable connections for internships, training and your future career. Our hybrid format gives you the option to take some courses online and face-to-face.

Students in the Healthcare Administration Program have been awarded several noteworthy honors, including receiving:

A Degree That Fits Your Schedule

Earn your degree at your pace. Each course is 8 weeks long*, so you can plan courses around your schedule.

  • Full-time, 14 months: two courses per eight-week term across the fall, spring and summer semesters
  • Part-time, 28 months: one course per eight-week term across the fall, spring and summer semesters

*One pre-requisite foundation course may be required.

$72,905: average salary for UHCL MHA graduates

UHCL MHA students gain experience in internships at:

  • Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Houston Methodist
  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Texas Eye Institute

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Admission Requirements

We're excited that you want to enroll in University of Houston-Clear Lake as a student in our College of Business. Examine the important steps in the admissions process today.

  • MHA
  • Admission Deadline
    Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
  • Application
    A standard university application is required.
  • Requirements

    Criteria that require submission of a standardized test score:

    Less than 3.000 cumulative GPA on the last 60 hours of coursework and submission of GMAT score (GRE acceptable for MHA).

    Criteria that waive a standardized test requirement:

    • 3.000 cumulative GPA on the last 60 hours of coursework; and Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a country where English is the native language or from an accredited college or university in a country on the SBEC-approved list of countries; or
    • Earned a graduate or professional degree from a country where English is the native language or on the SBEC-approved list of countries; or
    • Earned a Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., D.D.S. or J.D. from accredited U.S. institution (or U.S. licensure).
  • Supplemental Documentation

    Applications for the MHA must also submit:

    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Current resume
    • Personal statement of career goals

Degree Requirements

Understanding the classes you need to take for your degree in the College of Business is crucial to planning out your education. Learn how you can pursue success at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

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Cost Information

Start your college budget today with a look at possible costs for your degree from the UHCL College of Business.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Former UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Former UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Former UHCL Students - May 25

Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information go to How to Apply. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID. 

The UHCL applications is available online through The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester. 

Applying After the Priority Deadline

New, non-degree seeking, and former UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply. 

Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines. 

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


UH-Clear Lake Texas Medical Center

UH-Clear Lake Texas Medical Center

2151 West Holcombe
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 281-283-7600

One of the leading centers of healthcare research and delivery around the globe, the Texas Medical Center gives UHCL the opportunity to offer four different healthcare-related degrees to working professionals.

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Hybrid programs combine the flexibility and convenience of online learning with the benefits of in-person instruction.

Accreditations and Distinctions

AACSB Accreditation University of Houston-Clear Lake is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Healthcare Administration MHA Faculty

Femi Ayadi

Femi Ayadi

Professor of Healthcare Administration,

Contact number: 281-212-1712
Office: 2151 W. Holcombe, Houston, TX, 77030, Suite 120, Room 125

Femi Ayadi Faculty Bio

Ashish Chandra
Ashish Chandra

Ashish Chandra

Professor of Healthcare Administration,

Contact number: 281-212-1717
Office: 2125 W. Holcombe, Houston, TX 77030, Suite 120, Room 127-A

Ashish Chandra Faculty Bio

Phillip Decker
Phillip Decker

Phillip Decker

Professor of Healthcare Administration,

Contact number: 281-212-1715
Office: Suite 120, Room 130, 2151 W. Holcombe Houston, TX 77030

Phillip Decker Faculty Bio

Raymond Khoury

Raymond J. Khoury

Executive in Residence, Faculty and Department Chair in Healthcare Administration,

Contact number: 281-212-1711
Office: Suite 120, Room 135, 2151 W. Holcombe, Houston, TX 77030

Raymond J. Khoury Faculty Bio

Jordan Mitchell
Jordan Mitchell

Jordan P. Mitchell

Associate Professor of Healthcare Administration,

Contact number: 281-212-1714
Office: 2151 W. Holcombe, Houston, TX 77030

Jordan P. Mitchell Faculty Bio