Follow the instructions below to apply to the Penn State MHA Program.

1. Complete a Graduate School Application, including:

  • Three letters of reference
  • Statement of purpose
  • Current Resume

When completing the Graduate School Application, please designate the following campus, major and degree:

  • Campus: University Park (UP)
  • Major: Health Policy and Administration
  • Degree: MHA

2. Submit Standardized test scores (GRE or GMAT) using the following codes:

  • Institution Code and Name: 2660 Pennsylvania ST U University Park
  • Department Code and Name: 0607 Health Science Administration
  • MHA Program Code (GMAT): ZZ8-T7-02

3. Submit transcripts from each institution attended.

4. Submit official TOEFL scores (international applicants only).

5. Qualified applicants will be invited for on-campus or (where more appropriate) telephone interviews.

Final admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis, but no later than May 15 each year.

Healthcare Administration, Management & Policy Centralized Application System (HAMPCAS) Participant

The Penn State MHA program is a participant in the Healthcare Administration, Management & Policy Centralized Application System (HAMPCAS). Prospective students may apply through HAMPCAS but will also be required to complete an application through the Graduate School.