UT Tyler

Graduate Admissions

Executive Health Care Administration (MPA)


The University of Texas at Tyler
Department of Social Sciences
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, Texas 75799
Phone: 903.566.7371

Degree Information:
Email: ehca@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7193

Dr. Patricia Royal
Program Director

Graduate Admission Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
Office of Graduate Admissions
Office: STE 345
Phone: 903.566.7457
Fax: 903.566.7492

Program Information

Degree: MPA

College:  Arts and Sciences

Admission Requirements

Application Instructions

Eligibility: The EHCA program is offered in an executive format, which means students only meet face-to-face several times a semester rather than weekly. Executive format programs are not open to students on an F-1 visa.

Track: Health Care Administration. On the application, in the program drop-down box select Executive Health Care Administration MPA under the College of Arts and Sciences. Applicants to the Health Care Administration track must have at least three years of full-time employment in a health care profession.

Test Score Required: No

GPA: A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4 point scale on the last 60 hours of undergraduate and/or graduate coursework.

Letters of Recommendation: Yes - 3

Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Yes

Admissions Essay: Yes

Interview: An on–campus interview with the Director of the Health Care Administration track or other designated faculty member is also required.

Deadlines: EHCA accepts applications year-round and admits for Fall term ONLY

Possible Careers: Leadership positions in the health care system such as: department manager, group practice manager, public health office, chief financial officer, hospital administrator, vice president of operations, director of nursing/residential/rehabilitation facilities, etc.

Salary Information: See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is O*Net.

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