About the Profession
What will a DHA do for my career?
DHA Executive Program
It’s hard to imagine a more dynamic, fast-paced and rewarding field than health care. Individuals who possess a doctoral degree in health administration from MUSC/CHP gain unique competitive advantages.
Armed with your DHA, you can pursue a career in academe, public policy/advocacy, or as an executive of a health care organization. Possessing a DHA gives you a clear, competitive edge in a dynamic marketplace.
Our focus on evidence-based medicine, leadership training, inter-professional learning, and whole-patient thinking puts CHP grads in high demand. Among the positions our grads have assumed:
- Health System President and CEO
- Hospital Vice President
- Chief Financial Officer
- Chief Nursing Officer
- Chief Operating Officer
Academic leadership positions
- University President
- College Professor
- Associate Dean for Students