Set up in 2005, MAHSA University is the brainchild of Prof. Datuk Dr Hj Mohamed Haniffa, a clinical practitioner of medicine who wanted to create a centre of excellence in medicine, pharmacy, nursing and allied health science education in the region. In line with this goal, the university has built state-of-the-art facilities and gathered the best health practitioners in the country and abroad to help nurture the minds of its students. MAHSA utilises an integrated and flexible curriculum with the help of modern technololgy. Furthermore, programmes at MAHSA University combine theoretical and practical experience at the earliest stage during their tenure. To expand its programme offerings, the university has included business, accounting and engineering courses.