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WKU Department of Public Health offering JUMP-MHA Program

  • Author: Monday, September 19th, 2016


Western Kentucky University’s (WKU) Department of Public Health is now offering a Joint Undergraduate Master’s Program, JUMP-MHA. This program is designed to accelerate completion of the Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree.  The JUMP-MHA program will provide students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in approximately five years, thus providing tuition savings.

To be eligible for application to the program, students must have completed a minimum of 60 undergraduate hours, with 30 of those hours completed at WKU. A maximum of 90 undergraduate hours must be completed for admission into the program. Once admitted, students may count a maximum of 12 graduate hours toward both their undergraduate and graduate programs.

All majors within the following colleges are eligible for application: College of Health and Human Services, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, and Gordon Ford College of Business. In addition, the following WKU majors are also eligible for application: Diversity & Community Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Biology, Chemistry and Organizational Leadership.

For more information about the JUMP-MHA program, including information about courses, transfer credits, etc., contact: Dr. William Mkanta, Program Director: William.mkanta@wku.edu

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