MHSA Program Information

Admission & Info Sessions

Our students come from a variety of academic backgrounds including health services, psychology, business, natural sciences and general studies. We are pleased to consider applications from students who hold a baccalaureate degree from any accredited college or university.

Your application to the Xavier University graduate program in health services administration is carefully reviewed by our admissions committee. We consider each student's application on a case-by-case basis with personal attention given to all your application materials. 

See Application Deadlines & Instructions, below. 


INFORMATION SESSIONS

Attending an Info Session is a great way to hear from faculty, admissions, and current students about our program. You can also get insight on the application process. Click the date below to be taken to the respective registration page. Login info will be sent within 24 hours of the start of the event.

MHSA & MHSA/MBA DUAL DEGREE ONLINE INFO SESSIONS (Full time, Campus-based program)

Info sessions for the full-time, campus-based options will resume in August or September 2024. Complete a Request Information form--button at the bottom of the page--to be added to the invitation list. 

EXECUTIVE MHSA ONLINE INFO SESSIONS (Part time, Online program)

To learn more or to schedule a personal visit, please contact Bobby Rue at 513-745-3649 or ruer@xavier.edu.


APPLICATION DEADLINES

Complete an information request form (button at the bottom of the page) to receive application openings, deadlines, and other program updates. 

RESIDENTIAL MHSA & MHSA/MBA Dual Degree* (Full time, on campus) - Admits in Fall each year

  • FALL 2024 FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2024. 

*MHSA/MBA Dual Degree applicants should first complete the MHSA application. Once processed, complete the MBA application. Both applications are free of charge and available in the Xavier University graduate application. 

EXECUTIVE MHSA (Part time, online) - Admits in Fall and Spring each year

  • FALL 2024 FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 1, 2024
  • SPRING 2025 FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2024

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Our FREE application is through Xavier, not an expensive third party. Instructions for document uploads, references, and transcripts are in the application. Applications may close at any time once programs fill. Apply early

Specific admission criteria:

Guild Tuition & Fee Reimbursement
Guild is a third party who contracts with specific employers, such as Cincinnati Children's Hospital, to administer tuition benefit reimbursement. Applicants whose employers work with Guild for employee tuition benefits: Visit the Guild Help Center Direct Fee Payment page for general information, as well as the following links: 

For application questions, contact:

Bobby Rue
Assistant Director for Recruitment
MHSA & EMHSA Programs
ruer@xavier.edu
Office: 513-745-3649

 Submit your application