MHA Admissions 

You have bigger goals and we understand the amount of research and thought that went into you deciding to earn an advanced degree. We're here to help you from start to finish.


MHA Prerequisites

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 from most recent institution
  • Recommended, but not required: 2-3 years of work experience in a healthcare environment
  • Public speaking skills
  • Active participation required in program

Application Requirements

In addition to completing the application, please submit the following:

  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Comprehensive essay with a statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from your previous degree(s)

Financial Aid

You've decided to earn your degree. We can assist you in understanding the costs and selecting one of Duquesne's many financial aid options  based on your lifestyle and long-term goals. Our MHA Admissions recruiter can point you in the right direction or feel free to contact the Financial Aid Office for more details.


Online Graduate Micro‑Credential Admissions

Micro-Credential Prerequisites

To qualify for the online Micro-credential program you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Earn a four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited university*
  • Achieve a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0

In addition to official transcripts, you must provide the following:

  • Official TOEFL scores, if applicable*
  • Resume or curriculum vitae


*Graduates of foreign institutions will need to have their degrees evaluated by an educational evaluation agency to determine equivalency.

Hear from our Alum Justin Wehring

Justin Wehring MHA Graduate

"Excellent education at Duquesne University allowed me to get great career opportunities during the program and upon the program completion"

Justin Wehring MHA 2021 Graduate and Veteran of the United States Air Force
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