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Doctor of Health Administration Programs

Watch our DHA Program Overview and Alumni Testimonial Video to learn more  


The College of Health Professions (CHP) offers three unique, doctoral-level programs in health administration. Each is designed to allow ambitious health care professionals to turn their clinical or administrative experiences into opportunities to teach, shape public policy and/or lead complex organizations. Successful applicants will posses relevant post-baccalaureate professional degree or master's degrees and at least five years of practical experience in the field.

Executive Program

MHA Young Alumni

The world of health care is complex, and ever-changing, and will benefit from individuals who marry their deep learning with a desire to influence others. Candidates in the DHA-Executive program have achieved senior-level administrative positions, and now seek the next level of learning.   MORE

Interprofessional Studies Program

Executive MHA Students in Class

CHP is considered a national leader in the “interprofessional” approach to health care. This point-of-view harnesses the wide range of expertise found in a medical team, integrating their specialties into a patient-centered approach.   MORE

Information Systems Program

MHA Students with mentor

With national attention focused on improving efficiencies and outcomes in healthcare delivery, information management is emerging as a key to future success. Professionals will apply their experience in healthcare technology to this degree, emerging prepared to help shape policy and improve patient outcomes.   MORE



Alumni Testimonials and Spotlights

David H. Freed, DHA Class of 2009

Deputy Commissioner, Summit Park Hospital & Nursing Care Center

What’s the most important thing you learned during your doctoral education?

"... The most important thing I learned during my doctoral education was that moving comfortably from analysis to synthesis and from strategy to execution are necessities, not options…."

Click here to view more of David H. Freed's testimonial and other Alumni

State Authorization Information:

Due to various Department of Education and state higher education regulations, MUSC's Doctor of Health Administration is currently only authorized to enroll students residing in certain states which are shown here:
We are actively pursuing authorizations in other states. If you are a resident of a state which is not included in the list above, please contact Dr. James Zoller at or 843-792-3849.


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