Spotlight: EdD in Leadership – Healthcare Administration

Posted on November 30, 2017  in  [ Doctoral Journey ]

Grand Canyon University’s Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration is offered by the College of Doctoral Studies and designed for individuals who want to increase their knowledge of and pursue a leadership position in the healthcare field. While completing this program, learners are provided with a rigorous curriculum and participate in reflective practice while learning how to promote a positive and productive culture and become an effective manager and leader. Continue reading to discover more of what to expect from the EdD in leadership – healthcare administration degree:

Study Areas of Healthcare Administration

Learners in this EdD in leadership – healthcare administration program explore a wide range of topics and issues relating to the healthcare field. They also examine public, private, nonprofit and for-profit governance structures and how they connect with leadership. Also, learners examine relevant healthcare regulations, the impact of mandatory measures and different organizational and self-regulatory measures.

Develop Essential Health Administration Skills

As you pursue your degree, you will complete coursework that helps you learn valuable strategies for succeeding as a healthcare leader. Some of the topics that you will study include ethical practices, research design and analysis, leadership theories and models, healthcare regulations and methods for building a collaborative community in the healthcare field.

Prepare to Become an Effective Leader in Healthcare

GCU’s EdD in leadership – healthcare administration program is ideal for professionals who wish to advance their career, develop their leadership skills and deepen their knowledge of healthcare administration. Graduates of this program may be prepared to pursue leadership roles in environments such as public health agencies, hospitals and managed care organizations.

Grand Canyon University’s online EdD programs can prepare you with the knowledge and skills that you need to pursue a rewarding career as a leader. Please visit our website or use the Request More Information button on this page to get started.

About College of Doctoral Studies

Grand Canyon University’s innovative doctoral degree programs prepare learners for leadership roles in their professions, communities and society. Our dynamic online learning community, integrated dissertation process, wealth of resources and collaborative environment support a successful and meaningful doctoral journey. We believe earning a doctoral degree is a journey and similar to climbing a mountain—challenging, invigorating and completely rewarding when you reach the top. Our goal is to help you conquer your own mountain and succeed on your doctoral journey. Readers of The Doctoral Journey blog, presented by the College of Doctoral Studies, will find resourceful and knowledgeable posts regarding the doctoral process, research best practices and dissertation tips among other topics from GCU’s doctoral faculty.


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