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Two-year MHA

The standard degree program is a two-year, 60-credit, non-thesis professional graduate program culminating in a Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree. Your course work will include classes in management, health care delivery and finance, population health, quantitative analysis and methods, law and ethics, accounting, economics, health policy, and strategic management.

What you learn in the classroom will be facilitated by didactic lectures, case studies, discussion and analysis, guest lectures, video and analysis, peer instruction and presentation, and small group activities.

Sloan MHA students in Washington DC
Sloan MHA students in Washington DC

Your classroom learning also will be complemented by a range of practical learning experiences including:

  • A required 10-week, full time, summer internship
  • The Sloan Colloquium
  • Annual intersession field trips
  • Practitioner-Led Intensive Courses (PLICs)
  • Capstone course
  • Professional development workshops

Interested in Applying?

The Sloan Program admits students for fall matriculation to the two-year MHA degree program (Sloan does not admit students for spring or summer matriculation). Students apply directly to the Cornell University Graduate School.


The MHA degree is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Health Management Education (CAHME).