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)

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.

All-Inclusive Tuition
The tuition for the online Master of Healthcare Administration degree program covers all tuition and residency expenses. The only additional expenses you would have would be your books, your computer and your travel to/from the residency for the three on-campus residencies. Please contact Patrick McDermott, Director of Graduate Admissions, at (973) 275-2062 or for the current tuition.

The tuition does not include the admissions application fee, your personal travel expenses, books, computer or internet access (outside of the residencies).

Online courses or those taught under comprehensive fee-based structures are not eligible for tuition discounts.

Financial Aid

We encourage you to learn more about your financial aid options. This link will explain some options that you have for financing your MHA degree.

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. To learn more about this program and the eligibility requirements go to the GI Bill website or contact Garland Foster, a Financial Aid Representative at Seton Hall University, at or (973) 275-2597.

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.

Patricia Edwards, M.A.
Director of Online Learning (SHMS)

Patrick McDermott, M.A.
Director of Graduate Admissions (SHMS)
(973) 275-2062

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