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Doctor of Health Administration

Candidates for doctor of health administration (DHA) degree offered by the Health Administration program at UMMC's School of Health Related Professions must complete the prescribed curriculum with an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale. Credits representing research and preparation of the doctoral project (dissertation) hours are earned as directed by the plan of study. The acceptability of the doctoral project proposal and defense is determined by the student's advisory committee and department chair.

Following satisfactory completion of all requirements, students will be awarded a doctor of health administration degree from the University of Mississippi.

Although there is not a discipline-specific accreditation for the Doctor of Health Administration, UMMC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master's and doctorate degrees.