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Doctor of Health Administration | Curriculum


The DHA requires a minimum of 56 semester hours organized as follows:

38 semester hours of Didactic Coursework (including 9 track focused hours)
18 semester hours of Doctoral Project semester hours (minimum requirement) 

Specific Track Selection:

Health Administrator (HA)
Health Professional (HP)


Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Fall DHA-800
Organizational Behavior (HA) or Healthcare Leadership (HP)  3
    DHA-805 Qualitative Methods 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
1 Spring DHA-801 Financial Management 3
    DHA-807 Managing Healthcare Info 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
1 Summer DHA-808 Health Politics & Advocacy 3
    DHA-867 Quantitative Methods for Resea 3
    DHA-811 Current Topics in Healthcare   1 
      Total Semester Hours 7
2 Fall DHA-809 Change Management&Negotiation
    DHA-812 Evidence based Decision Making 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
2 Spring DHA-865 National Health Policy 3
    DHA-850 Population Health Management 3
      Total Semester Hours 6
2 Summer DHA-814 Study Execution 3
    DHA-811 Current Topics in Healthcare 1
    ELEC  1 Elective Course is Required 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
3 Fall DHA-990 Doctoral Project 9
      Total Semester Hours 9
3 Spring DHA-990 Doctoral Project 9
      Total Semester Hours 9
      Total Credit Hours 56

Elective Courses: 

DHA-872 Leadership III
DHA-878 Advanced Information Systems
IP-717 Telehealth Teams of the Future