Health AdministrationSchool of Health Related ProfessionsUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center2500 N. State St.Jackson, MS 39216(601) 984-4670
The Health Administration program at UMMC's School of Health Related Professions offers a doctorate degree that's the only one of its kind in Mississippi. The program prepares leaders who will shape the direction of health care in education, research and clinical areas while navigating changes in the health care environment and strategically planning for the future.
With courses ranging from epidemiology to health policy or strategic change management, students learn from academic health science center faculty and industry leaders to gain academic and real-world experience during the program's nine semesters. The curriculum is designed for, but not limited to, part-time, non-traditional students. Most coursework is done online with minimal face-to-face mandatory on-campus sessions. During the final year of the program, each student will develop and defend a doctoral research project focusing on an administrative area of personal interest.
The Health Administration program features a doctor of health administration degree. Health Administration is one of the many programs offered by UMMC's School of Health Related Professions.