School of Health and Medical Sciences
Application Deadline:
February 1
for Spring semester
(begins with March Intensive / Residency)

July 1
for Fall semester
(begins with August Intensive / Residency)

Admission to the Seton Hall MHA program is competitive; consideration is given to applicants' academic record, personal essay, recommendation letters and work experience. MHA applications and admissions data >>

How Do I Apply?

For complete details on how to apply to the online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree program, click here »

Application Documentation

  • An official sealed transcript from each college and/or university attended
  • A personal statement: In a 750-1000 word essay, please explain how your personal, professional and academic background influenced your decision to pursue your chosen career. How and why will the pursuit of graduate education through the Master of Healthcare Administration program at Seton Hall University assist you in achieving your professional goals?
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or  professional references mailed directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions at Seton Hall University
  • A current résumé

International students must submit all of the above, as well as:

  • An evaluation of academic credentials from the World Education Services ( or
  • Official TOEFL test score
  • Request for Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20 AB)
  • Declaration and Certificate of Finances

When Will You Make a Decision on My Application?
Completed applications are generally processed for admissions consideration within 2-3 weeks.

Tuition and Financial Aid Information

Information on tuition and fees is available here:

Note: The Online MHA degree program requires a series of in-person Intensives/Residencies (see Curriculum for the Online MHA program). The cost of students' room and board during the Intensives is included in the tuition and fees.

Graduate Financial Aid Overview
For a summary of the loan options and graduate assistantships that are available for graduate students, click here >>

G.I. Bill Yellow Ribbon Program
Eligible veterans and active duty military personnel may receive a considerable contribution toward their tuition from the Veterans Administration and Seton Hall University. Learn more about this program and the eligibility requirements >>

Tuition Reimbursement
Some students are offered full or partial tuition reimbursement by their employers. Check with your employer for more information. Tuition reimbursement is typically processed at the end of a semester. If you are offered reimbursement, you will still be responsible for initial payments on your tuition.

Patrick McDermott, M.A.

Director of Graduate Admissions (SHMS)
(973) 275-2062

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