Sloan Program in Health Administration

For more than 60 years, the Sloan MHA Program has prepared students for leadership positions in the health care industry. Sloan graduates enter the job market with strong management skills, a deep understanding of the health care industry, and connections to our vast Sloan alumni network. Relationships with alumni help students while at Cornell and during their entire professional career.

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The Sloan Program in Health Administration combines rigorous academics with practical learning opportunities to provide students with the skills and experiences required to improve the health care system and population health through leadership and innovation.

Sean Nicholson, Professor and Director
Sloan Program in Health Administration
Sloan Classroom

Rigorous Management Curriculum

The curriculum is health care-specific from the start, taught by faculty who are leaders in their fields. The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).


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Get the Benefits of Real-World, Practical Learning

Immerse yourself in the health care industry through a summer internship, a capstone project, specialized courses taught by health care executives, career counseling and professional development, trips to NYC and Washington. D.C., and speakers in the colloquium series.

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Tailor Your Education 

You will be encouraged to take courses in other world-renowned Cornell graduate programs such as the Johnson Graduate School of Management, the School of Hotel Administration, and the Engineering School in order to develop specialized skills and take advantage of our diverse Ivy League university.


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Expect High Placement Rates

Sloan’s consistent year-to-year placement rate, even during rapid changes in the health care industry, has given the program a competitive advantage. For the past 5 years, over 92% of Sloan students had full-time employment one month after graduation.