Executive Master of Healthcare Administration Admissions

We are so excited about your interest in our Executive Master in Healthcare Administration (EMHA) program here at the UNLV School of Public Health.

Our EMHA degree is designed to facilitate the rapid advancement of current professionals in healthcare administration to serve in executive leadership roles with cross-functional responsibilities. With a largely online curriculum, the EMHA program allows students to meet their current professional demands while earning their advanced degree so that they can to become senior leaders in the healthcare industry.

Admissions Requirements

Our program is designed for managers and administrators with 3+ years experience seeking advancement in the healthcare field, or those with 5+ years clinical experience, or those who hold a terminal clinical degree (MD, DMD, or DVM) or a JD.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any field. A GPA of 3.0 or greater is preferred for applicants applying to the EMHA Program.

How to Apply

We hope to make your application process easier with this step-by-step guide to applying to our program.

Executive Master in Healthcare Administration Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: Students are not admitted to the program during summer semesters.

Next Steps

You will be notified by the Graduate College on your acceptance before the start of the semester. For more questions about becoming a UNLV graduate student, please see the Graduate College's Become a Graduate Student page.