Doctor of Health Leadership
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Program Details

Health policy and management take center stage at UNCC’s Doctor of Health Leadership program. This online healthcare administration degree integrates global approaches across all educational content.

Within the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, the program benefits working professionals who already hold substantial leadership roles in public health or healthcare administration. Entrepreneurs and those working in nontraditional settings in public health also enroll in this doctorate program. Regardless of previous professional work, the outcome is senior leaders committed to improving public health.

Additional competencies within the online healthcare administration curriculum include skills and knowledge in leadership. Topics of study include:

  • Organizational leadership
  • Leadership in public health law and ethics
  • Cultural humility for 21st-century health leaders


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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program has on-campus residency requirements