Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration / Health Services
Northcentral University

Program Details

This online PhD-BA focuses on the dynamic field of Health Services. With an ever-changing regulatory environment that brings limitations and constraints to health systems, leadership in this field requires strong management.  You can gain enhanced leadership skills to resolve contemporary challenges in the delivery of patient services with this NCU online doctorate.  You’ll learn to lead teams, projects and processes to achieve efficiency and maintain quality. Under the guidance of expert faculty, you’ll prepare a dissertation that focuses on business theories and best practices in your healthcare service area, whether it is a local long-term care facility, outpatient surgery center, or nationwide system. Specialized classes within this program, usually include:

  • Healthcare Industry and Financial Management
  • Advanced Concepts and Applications in Health Policy and Management
  • Healthcare Strategic Management

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States