How to Apply | Healthcare Administration

The MHA program starts once a year, in September, but utilizes a rolling admissions process. Applications are accepted year-round.

If you will be a new student at Pacific, please see our complete application.

Please note that our online application is currently undergoing necessary annual changes and will available soon.

Dual-Degree Applications

If you are interested in completing a Healthcare Compliance/MHA dual-degree, or Pacific University clinical program/MHA dual-degree, please begin our dual-degree application.

Application Cycle

Admissions Cycle Important Dates

Updated Application Available


Application Final Deadline

June 1

Admissions Decisions

2 weeks after interview

Program Start


Application Components

  • Basic demographic information
  • Essays
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from each college and university attended
  • Two reference letters (one must be from a supervisor or employer)
  • $50 application fee. Apply by our Preferred Application Deadline (May 1) to have the $50 application fee waived.

Please note: Standardized test for GRE/GMAT are not required.

Mandatory Admissions Interview

After a sufficient evaluation of the application, Pacific University's MHA program requires a mandatory in-person interview to determine your communication ability, interpersonal skills, passion and motivation, and fit for our program. The interview consists of both a group portion that allows us to see how you work with others and a one-on-one individual interview with members of the MHA Admissions Committee.