International students - due to the format of the MHA program being fully online, Concordia University Irvine is unable to sponsor a student visa (F-1).
To be considered for admission to the master’s program, a student must:
To be considered for admission with a cumulative GPA below 3.0, applicants must submit a petition letter. This letter of appeal should be addressed to the Admissions Committee and mailed/emailed to Danica Dotson in the Graduate Admissions Office, 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612. The MHA program limits the number of applicants accepted each term with a GPA below 3.0 to 25%. If the program has reached the limit, the applicant may apply the following term. For questions, contact Danica Dotson, MHA Admissions Counselor, at [email protected] or 949-214-3640.
Provide ONE official transcript from the college or university that shows a confirmed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. (Transcripts must be received in an official SEALED envelope.) If the applicant’s degree is from a non-U.S. institution, an official, detailed transcript evaluation from an approved international credential evaluation service that shows the equivalent of a regionally accredited bachelor’s U.S. degree must be provided. The Office of Graduate Admissions has approved IERF as an approved vendor for transcript evaluation. Information regarding this can be found at www.IERF.org.
Note: A student may be conditionally accepted for one term (2-course maximum) with unofficial transcripts. However, students are not permitted to register for subsequent terms until the official transcripts are received. A “hold” will be placed on a student’s account if official transcripts are not received. To remove a hold, contact the Bursar’s office located on the 1st floor of Grimm Hall, or at (949) 214-3075.
Students who are accepted into the MHA program will receive formal decision letter via email.
Students may transfer in up to 2 courses (6 units), provided the coursework meets all of the following criteria:
Coursework will be evaluated by the program director for transferability at the time of application. Students may be required to provide a course syllabus or other supporting material to determine equivalency.
If you have any questions about the admissions process or requirements, please contact our admissions counselor, Danica Dotson, at (949) 214-3640 or [email protected].