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About the Profession

Doctor in Health Administration


What will a DHA do for my career?

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 a leader in 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 we expect our grads to assume:

  • University/college faculty member
  • Hospital quality officer
  • Association executive
  • Team building leader
  • Training Officer

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