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Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA)

Make a positive impact on the future of healthcare.

Examine and evaluate the latest issues and continuing trends in healthcare.

Our DHA program—one of a small number of fully online DHA programs—can prepare you to be:

  • An innovative problem solver
  • A visionary leader
  • A social change agent

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: January 8, 2018
Transfer Credits: Up to 35 credits

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More about our DHA program

Our DHA program can prepare you for leadership roles at the executive level, such as CEO, CFO, and COO, in settings that include:*

  • Ambulatory and long-term care facilities
  • Consulting firms
  • Healthcare associations and hospital systems
  • Hospices and home health agencies
  • Integrated delivery systems
  • Managed care organizations (e.g., HMOs, PPOs)
  • Medical group practices
  • Mental health organizations
  • Public health departments
  • Universities or research institutions

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

This online doctorate in healthcare administration offers two tracks, depending on your academic background:

  • Choose Track I if you hold a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA); you can complete the program in a shorter amount of time.
  • Choose Track II if you have a master’s degree in an academic field other than healthcare administration.

A master's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

Our enrollment advisors are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855-203-5779.

Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 8552035779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.

Why earn your DHA at Walden?

Tony Capello

"I credit much of my success and ability to meet professional goals to the relevancy and quality of my studies at Walden."

Tony Capello | PhD in Public Health Graduate