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Program Accreditation


Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

CAHME is an interdisciplinary group of educational, professional, clinical, and commercial organizations is devoted to accountability and quality improvement of education for healthcare management and administration professionals. CAHME serves the public by promoting, evaluating, and improving the quality of graduate healthcare management education in the United States and Canada. CAHME is the only organization recognized to grant accreditation to individual academic programs offering a professional master's degree in healthcare management education.


The MPA:HA is a CAHME accredited degree program (with the MPH:HMP which has moved into the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health).

MPA:HA accredited through 2015-2016
2015 CAHME Self-Study Report

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

NASPAA is the membership association of graduate programs in public administration, public policy, and public affairs. NASPAA’s Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation is the specialized accreditor of these master degree programs. NASPAA’s twofold mission is to ensure excellence in education and training for public service and to promote the ideal of public service.
The MPA, MPA:HA, and EMPA are NASPAA accredited degree programs.

MPA and MPA:HA accredited through 2019-2020
NASPAA Self-Study Report 2012

EMPA accreditation through 2019-2020
NASPAA Self-Study Report 2012