Doctor of Health Administration - Online

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Overview - Doctor of Health Administration Online

The doctor of health administration program offers an advanced educational opportunity in health care leadership. The program trains leaders in administration, education and clinical areas to navigate changes in the health care environment. The program is designed to provide graduates an opportunity to assume upper level managerial and leadership roles within the health care delivery system. The program is also designed to prepare licensed, certified and/or registered health care practitioners for faculty and leadership positions within healthcare organizations.

The online/blended Doctor of Health Administration degree program will develop interprofessional leaders who will shape the direction of health care. By offering courses ranging from epidemiology to health policy or strategic change management, graduates of this program will be prepared to assume leadership roles in academe, health care practice, or health care administration.

The doctor of health administration, offered across nine semesters, is devised for, but not limited to, part-time, non-traditional students. Online coursework is the primary method of content delivery with minimal face-to-face mandatory on-campus sessions.


The timeline for the next class in the DHA program is listed below:

  • July 1 - Application available 
  • Dec. 1* - Application deadline (all documents must be submitted)              

   *For the 2019 admission cycle, the application deadline has been extended until February 1, 2019.