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American College of Healthcare Executives

The UNCW MHA Program is a part of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Higher Education Network

ACHE Student Associate Membership

Students are highly encouraged to become a Student Associate Member. Student Associate Members gain access to a Directory of Postgraduate Administrative Fellowships, Healthcare Executive Career Resource Center, ACHE Employment Service, ACHE recommended Publications and Newsletters, Educational Opportunities, Financial Assistance, and other valuable tools and resources.


ACHE offers many opportunities for students to stay connected with other Members:

Visit the online Chapter Directory to get information about your local chapter. Use the ACHE Member Directory to search for Members by location, areas of expertise or special interest areas.

Why Pursue a Degree in Healthcare Administration?

MHA Program Earns Initial Accreditation

The Master of Healthcare Administration program in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS) has been approved for initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) Board of Directors. SHAHS Director Steve Elliott says of the accomplishment, “I am so proud of our team for rising to the challenge and working hard to secure the initial accreditation for a three-year period. This is a very significant milestone in the evolution of our program, school, and college.
Inquire About the MHA Program

Contact the MHA Program

Eric Richardson, PhD, MPH, MBA | Program Coordinator & Associate Professor

For questions regarding admissions, advising, transfers and program of study, please contact the CHHS Student Success Center at (910) 962-3208 or