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Guided by a higher
purpose, we are boldly
leading the way to
solve the most complex
problems facing the healthcare industry

Department of Health Management & Policy
3545 Lafayette Avenue, Salus Center
St. Louis, MO  63104-1314




Nationally Recognized

The Saint Louis University Master of Health Administration (MHA) is one of the oldest and largest graduate health care management programs in North America and is consistently ranked among the top 15 programs nationwide by US News and World Report.

  • -Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) for more than 50 years
  • -Inaugural member of the CAHME Mentorship Circle
  • -AUPHA Program of the Year in 2018
  • -Degree options include residential track MHA, MHA/JD, MHA/MBA, BSHM/MHA and executive track MHA (https://www.slu.edu/public-health-social-justice/campaign/mha/index.php)



Pursue Your Passion: Health Administration at Saint Louis University

Our students are catalysts for change. The SLU MHA Program offers a practice-integrated education centered on transforming students into knowledgeable, ethical professionals prepared for a range of management careers across the health sector.



Extensive and Engaged Network

The Saint Louis University MHA network is one the largest and most engaged in the health care management field. First established in 1947, our program has trained multiple generations of students from across the globe who have later assumed leadership positions in prominent health care organizations across a broad range of industry subsectors. Each year, approximately 30-40 percent of SLU MHA students are offered competitive fellowship placements.



Student Case Competitions

In recent years, SLU MHA teams have achieved impressive finishes at some of the top student case competitions in the country, including the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE), University of Kansas, Ohio State University, UAB and Cleveland Clinic student case competitions.



Serving the Community

Saint Louis University is a mission-driven academic community where teaching, research, and service foster the growth of a more just and equitable society at home and around the world. Nestled in the heart of St. Louis City, Saint Louis University MHA students create opportunities to make a difference in the lives of those disadvantaged by the social determinants of health.




Rhonda Belue, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Health Management and Policy

Kimberly R. Enard, PhD, MBA, MSHA, FACHE
Associate Professor and MHA Program Director
Department of Health Management and Policy