MAHSA was founded in the year 2005 by Professor Tan Sri Dr. Hj. Mohamed Haniffa who is Pro-Chancellor and Executive Chairman. Professor Haniffa is a clinical practitioner of Medicine whose vision involves the creation of a stronghold of academic excellence in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Business and Engineering in the South-East Asian region.
This vision will produce qualified and compassionate professionals to serve the needs of our nation, in line with the Prime Minister’s vision that Malaysia should become a centre for academic excellence.
MAHSA University is recognized as one of the premier institution that focuses in the delivery of education in the field of healthcare offering programmes ranging from Certificate programmes to Diploma, Degree, Masters and Doctorate programmes spread over 7 faculties and 3 centers namely Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Business and Finance; and Engineering, Computer Science and Built Environment and Centers for Pre-University, Post-graduation and American Degree Program.
MAHSA was established in year 2005 in Pusat Bandar Damansara, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur and is the brainchild of Professor Datuk Dr. Hj. Mohamed Haniffa who is Pro-Chancellor and Executive Chairman. In 2009, MAHSA was upgraded from College to University College status and in February 2013 University status. This rapid upgrade in class in a mere eight years is testament to the exemplary dedication of the academic and administrative staff of the University.
MAHSA University is an entity that is continually evolving; developing new programmes, creating pathways of further education and delving into research activities so as to offer prospective and current students a rich learning experience and a comprehensive education which will be valuable and rewarding.
Degrees awarded to students who studied with MAHSA UNIVERSITY (a full-fledged University) in Malaysia are equivalent to those conferred to students who studied in UK itself. With a UK degree, students will have the opportunity to gain employment and chart their careers both globally.
Awards & Accreditations
- Winner of Education Excellence Award National Associations of Private Education Institutions (NAPEI) 2006 in Malaysia for Medium Size Category & 2008 Large Size Category.
- SO 9001:2000 Certificate Quality management System
- Best Student Choice Award 2009 for Most Popular Private College/ University for Nursing
- MQA Accreditation for Top-Up Degree in Nursing, Diploma in Nursing, Diploma in Medical Imaging, Diploma in Medical Lab technology, Diploma in Environmental Health, Certificate for Foundation in Science & Dental Surgery Assistants.
- NAPEI Award for Education Excellence 2010 for Universities and University College.
- The Best Brands in Education – ‘Health Science’ in (The Brand Laureate Best Brands Awards 2011 – 2012 Asia Pacific) under the Corporate Branding category.