Candidates for the doctor of health administration degree must have completed the prescribed curriculum with an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or better on a 4.00 scale on all work at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Credits representing research and preparation of the doctoral project (dissertation) hours are earned as directed by the plan of study. The acceptability of the doctoral project proposal and defense is determined by the student's Advisory Committee and Program Chair. Following satisfactory completion of all requirements, students will be awarded the doctor of health administration from the University of Mississippi.
Although there is not a discipline-specific accreditation for the Doctor of Health Administration, the University of Mississippi Medical Center is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master's and doctorate degrees http://www.umc.edu/sacs/.
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