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HPA Undergraduate Program

Learn how to successfully manage the challenges in the health care industry

The Health Policy and Administration program at Penn State prepares students for management and policy positions right out of college or graduate study in the field of health care. With courses in liberal arts, business administration and health sciences, you can learn how to successfully manage the challenges in the health care industry - one of the fastest growing occupations in the United States.

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Earn a bachelor's and master's degree in five years

HPA has integrated programs that allow qualified undergraduate students to earn either both a bachelor's and master's degree in five calendar years of full time academic study. 

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Aarathi Kallur
Student Spotlight
2023 Master of Health Administration Residency Competition

Each residential Penn State MHA student is required to complete a residency of 400 hours between their first and second year of study. Students recently shared their residency experiences with new first-year students during the 2023 MHA Residency Competition. The presentations were judged by healthcare administration professionals.