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Application for the Doctor of Health Administration - Information Systems and Leadership
The “Information Systems and Leadership” track of the DHA program focuses on the development of information systems/ technology leaders in health policy, strategic management, and healthcare information technology. Students will be practicing healthcare information specialists who currently hold or who are seeking leadership positions to influence healthcare practice. The central theme of the curriculum will be the development of information systems building on the domains of leadership, change management, policy, and advocacy. The first two years consists of formal web-based coursework with extended weekend on-campus sessions once per semester. The third year is dedicated to individual, supervised doctoral project research. Graduates of the DHA-Information Systems and Leadership program will be prepared to assume leadership roles in academe and practice. They will work as faculty members in health related educational programs, as health system leaders facilitating systems change, and as policy advisors and advocates.
State Authorization Information:
Due to various Department of Education and state higher education regulations, MUSC College of Health Professions distance programs are currently only authorized to accept applications from students whose current address is in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, US Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
We regret that the current regulations prevent us from offering our high quality distance education programs to students in all states at this time. However, please know that we will be exploring mechanisms to address these restrictions and will post any updates on this site.
Candidates for the Doctor of Health Administration - Information Systems and Leadership should possess significant experience in healthcare information systems or technology. A post-baccalaureate professional degree or master's degree in an information systems related specialty is required. Applicants must demonstrate proficiency (either through graduate coursework or professional experience) in health finance, statistics, organizational behavior, and health economics. Applicants without substantial background courses/knowledge will be required to make up deficiencies.
International applicants are not considered without a permanent resident visa.
In addition to the application itself, the applicant must complete supplemental reference materials specific to the program to which they are applying. These forms are available in PDF format within the application and are also sent through email once an application is submitted.
|Start Term||Application Type||Available||Deadline|
|Fall 2015||Regular||July 1, 2014||August 10, 2015|
|Fall 2016||Regular||July 1, 2015||April 30, 2016|
To Proceed To Online Application
|Last Published with Edits:||August 3, 2015 9:05 AM|
|Last Comprehensive Review:||June 2015|