Program Outcomes

The Master of Health Care Administration Program at Des Moines University is proud to be preparing the next generation of health care administrators. The following outcomes measures provide prospective students and other stakeholders valuable information about our program.

Graduation Rate

Final Year Entering Year Graduation Rate Average Years to Completion
2018-19 2011-12 77.1% 3.79
2017-18 2010-11 74.4% 3.81
2016-17 2009-10 72.5% 3.09
2015-16 2008-09 72.6% 3.58
2014-15 2007-08 70.0% 3.69

*These classes include students still active in the program as of 8/6/2019. As they complete the program the graduation rate and average time to completion will increase.


Employment Rate (2017-2018)

Employment Rate 96%

Source: Graduate and 6-month alumni surveys (average reporting rate 79%)


Salary (2017-2018)

 Median salary $62,500

Source: Graduate and 6-month alumni surveys (average reporting rate 79%)


Alumni Return on Investment of Degree (2017-2018)

Assumed a higher level of responsibility after entering program 54%
Assumed a new position 23%
Received a promotion 35%
Received a raise 15%

Source: Graduate and 6-month alumni surveys (average reporting rate 79%)

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