Top School in Salt Lake City for a Health Administration Degree

Students interested in studying health administration in the Salt Lake City area have few schools to choose from. Read about the top school's degree programs, ranking and tuition info to help you decide on the school for you.

School and Ranking Information

Students can choose from a few 4-year non-profit institutions within 10 miles of Salt Lake City that offer programs in health administration. On account of school type, programs offered and rankings, the following is the top area school for programs in this field:

  • Winner: University of Utah is a public 4-year school that's nationally ranked. This institution offers a graduate degree in healthcare administration.

School Info Chart

Category University of Utah
Rankings Tied for #129 for National Universities (2015)*
Location Salt Lake City, UT
School Type 4-year, public
Graduate Tuition (2013-2014) $5,689 (in-state), $20,082 (out-of-state)**
Healthcare Administration Degrees Offered Master's
Healthcare Administration Degrees Awarded in 2013 13**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 60%**
Noteworthy Students at University of Utah can get involved with the Future Healthcare Leaders of America group***

Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***University of Utah

University of Utah

  • The master's in healthcare administration is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
  • All graduates of the master's program in healthcare administration consistently secure employment, as of the spring 2015 semester
  • Graduates of the healthcare master's degree and MBA program have an average starting salary over $60,000

University of Utah has a low student-to-faculty ratio at 13 to 1. This institution's enrollment increased from a little over 29,000 students in fall 2009 to over 32,000 students as of fall 2013.

University of Utah offers students a Master of Healthcare Administration. This program is available only in conjunction with another master's program, with pairing options that include the full-time and professional MBAs, Master of Public Health and Master of Public Administration. The professional MBA is delivered according to a part-time schedule, while the MHA and MPH as well as the MHA and MPA options may be pursued either part-time or full-time. Some of the MHA core courses include health policy, marketing and IT in healthcare. The core also requires courses across areas pertaining to law, ethics and statistics.

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