Institute of Health Administration
The Institute of Health Administration provides quality graduate programs for education, research and career development in healthcare administration and management.
The record shows that all of our master’s graduates find employment in business and healthcare soon after graduation. Our alumni network with more than 1,000 members represents successful graduates contributing to almost every sector of today’s fast-changing healthcare industry. We are committed to the highest quality in graduate education and research to improve the performance of healthcare systems and create healthier communities.
Points of Pride
- In spring 2017, our Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration (MBA/M.H.A.) received the CAHME/Cerner Award for Excellence in Healthcare Management Systems Education.
- In March 2017, Modern Healthcare named our master of science in health administration the 11th largest master's program in health administration.
- Our MBA/M.H.A. dual degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
The mission of the IHA, through its business focused-program, is to prepare our students to manage change, challenges, and opportunities within the healthcare sector; to conduct and disseminate rigorous research, and to engage in industry collaborations.
Within the Institute, the mission of the MHA Program is to offer a comprehensive academic course of study for early-career working professionals from across the southeast. Our target students are
those who value rigorous didactic content from the business and healthcare domains delivered in a format that facilitates applied learning and the development of professional and leadership skills as
preparation for positions throughout the healthcare sector.
The vision of the IHA is to be a premier business-focused health management program.
- Lifelong Learning
- Diversity and Inclusion