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MSHA Prospective Students > Student Profile

To better understand our student demographics, here are some statistics on the incoming classes for the MSHA program: 

Incoming ClassEntering ProgramAverage GPAAverage of last 60 units GPAYears of Healthcare Work Experience% Female


Most students who pursue the MSHA degree complete the program within 4 years, with specific retention rates depicted below. Most students elect to enroll in the 3- or 4- year track to allow them to continue gaining experience in the field, while completing their degree.




Graduation RatesRetention Rate*

Three-Month Employment Rate Post-Graduation**

Percentage of Students Self Reporting Promotion during time in Program

0 – 2.0 Years2.1 – 3.0 Years3.1 – 4.0 Years4.1+ Years
20142828108 092.9%100%not available
201522748 -68.2%100%not available
2016200137 -100%100%not available
20172047IP   80%100%not available
2018250IP    100%64%
2019200IP     76%

IP denotes student activity in progress

*Retention Rate is defined as percentage of entering cohort that has graduated or is still enrolled in program
Source: Student file, Office of Institutional Research

**Three-Month Employment Rate Post-Graduation is defined as percentage of entering cohort that is employed 3 months after graduation (Please note: students generally work full-time throughout the program)