Prepare to Lead the Next Generation in Healthcare
Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) program will advance the study of health administration and operational leadership dynamics to drive their field forward. By utilizing an in-depth, research-based approach to facilitate leaders’ abilities and roles as strategic professionals, they will be able to help those leaders expand their capabilities and adapt a range of leadership styles to use in diverse situations.
Choosing a Qualitative Operational Leadership DHA Degree
The doctorate in health administration (DHA) is a terminal research degree that allows for the development of theoretical knowledge in the healthcare industry and application of that knowledge to the improvement of practice.
Through both classwork and the completion of qualitative studies, this program will enable established professionals to directly contribute to the healthcare field. By developing skills to aid them in addressing technology, efficiency, quality, safety and outcomes, graduates of GCU’s DHA program will be key players in advancing approaches to leadership and designing innovative operational methods to leadership within healthcare organizations.
Research courses are strategically embedded in this program of study and will be taught from the perspective of doing. Designed based on the qualitative research focus, every class in this program will make a clear step forward in the completion of the dissertation.
Careers With a Doctor of Health Administration
Doctoral programs in healthcare administration prepare graduates to turn their vision for leadership within healthcare organizations into a reality and provide them with a wide range of opportunities within a variety of healthcare settings. Graduates who earn their qualitative DHA in the Operational Leadership program are fully qualified to pursue positions in:
- Health system management
- Healthcare operations
- Healthcare research
- Health policy
* Please note that this list may contain programs and courses not presently offered, as availability may vary depending on class size, enrollment and other contributing factors. If you are interested in a program or course listed herein please first contact your University Counselor for the most current information regarding availability.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Programs or courses subject to change.