Mission Statement for the Health Administration (MHA) Program

Creating the future of health care delivery through:

the development and application of knowledge in health care organizations for providing evidence-based solutions; and the preparation of early and mid-career leaders and managers who effect change in complex and diverse organizations to achieve the highest levels of individual and population-based health.

Vision: To be a transformational leader in creating the future of early and mid-career leaders in health care delivery.

Guiding Principles and Values

Value - Create value through knowledge about health organizational processes using evidence-based decision making to achieve the highest level of population-based health. Achieve broad cultural competence in order to work effectively in collaborative and diverse work and community environments.

Knowledge - Develop learning partnerships among the faculty, students, staff, and health professionals for creating, disseminating, and applying knowledge to achieve high levels of performance of health care organizations.

Leadership - Foster a learning environment in which faculty, staff, and students envision the future and develop strategies for change.

Technology - Use advanced information technology to improve organizational performance and individual and population health outcomes.

Quality - Create an environment for excellence in quality and for quality improvement in all educational, research, and health services delivery processes.