TWU HCA Fact Sheet

Program inception:

First students accepted in 1977


In the heart of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical center.


Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

Programs available:

  • Master’s in health care administration
  • Certificate in health care administration
  • Joint MHA/MBA degree with the University of St. Thomas


Contemporary program focusing on the working professional: evening classes, Monday through Thursday only, blended on-site and online class format, all prerequisite courses taught by the Program tailored to the professional background of the applicant.

Program size:

Average of 110 students enrolled in the various program degree options

Program outcomes:

  • Median years to complete the degree, 2.5 (part-time student taking 6 credit hours per semester)
  • Average GPA of graduating students, 3.6/4.0
  • 95% of Program graduates are employed in healthcare within the first 3 months after graduation (rolling 2 year average, includes students who remain with their current employer upon graduation, and those in internships and residency positions upon graduation).
  • The four-year completion rate is 82%

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