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
2019-20 2012-13 77.3% 3.33
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

*These classes include students still active in the program as of 7/13/2020. As they complete the program the graduation rate and average time to completion will increase.


Employment Rate (2018-2019)

Employment Rate 93%*

*Includes 3% of of alumni that are current students or pursing further education.

Source: Graduate and 6-month alumni surveys (average reporting rate 91%)


Salary (2018-2019)

 Median salary $65,000

Source: Graduate and 6-month alumni surveys (average reporting rate 91%)


Alumni Return on Investment of Degree (2018-2019)

Data from employed alumni

Assumed a higher level of responsibility after entering program 70%
Assumed a new position 41%
Received a promotion 30%
Received a raise 19%

Source: Graduate and 6-month alumni surveys (average reporting rate 91%)

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