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Doctor of Health Administration | Admission Requirements

Application Procedures
The Doctor of Health Administration program is designed for fall entry. Applicants should submit all application materials no later than June 30 to be considered for acceptance for the fall semester.  Applications received after this date will be considered on a space available basis.

Along with a completed application form and application fee, applicants must provide:

  • A current institutional organizational chart with his/her position highlighted
  • A current position description
  • Three professional references who can address prior academic and professional performance
  • A 1,000-word career goal statement and a current resume
  • Official transcripts from all baccalaureate and graduate degrees

After initial screening, final candidates may be interviewed.

DHA Executive
Candidates for the Doctor of Health Administration should possess the following:

  • Significant experience in a management or policy position in the healthcare field.
  • A post-baccalaureate professional degree or master's degree in Health Administration, Business Administration, Public Health, Public Administration, or in an equivalent relevant discipline.
  • Proficiency (either through graduate coursework or professional experience) in health finance, statistics, organizational behavior, health economics, and epidemiology. Applicants without substantial background courses/knowledge will be required to make up deficiencies.

After initial screening, final candidates may be interviewed by the admissions committee.

DHA Interprofessional Studies
Candidates for the Doctor of Health Administration should possess the following:

  • Significant experience in a clinical medical specialty.
  • A post-baccalaureate professional degree or master's degree in a clinical medical specialty.
  • Proficiency (either through graduate coursework or professional experience) in health finance, statistics, organizational behavior, health economics. Applicants without substantial background courses/knowledge will be required to make up deficiencies.

After initial screening, final candidates may be interviewed by the admissions committee.

DHA Information Systems
Candidates for the Doctor of Health Administration should possess the following:

  • Significant experience in healthcare information systems or technology.
  • A post-baccalaureate professional degree or masters's degree in an information systems related specialty.
  • Proficiency (either through graduate coursework or professional experience) in health finance, statistics, organizational behavior, health economics. Applicants without substantial background courses/knowledge will be required to make up deficiencies.

After initial screening, final candidates may be interviewed by the admissions committee.

Standardized national admissions tests are not required for applicants with post-baccalaureate degrees.

 
Last Published with Edits:October 1, 2013 11:56 AM
Last Comprehensive Review: Fall 2013
 
 
 

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