Doctor of Healthcare Administration
Walden University

Program Details

Learn multidisciplinary, data-driven leadership skills with Walden University’s Doctor of Healthcare Administration degree online. Combining theory and research, students will learn how to become effective healthcare leaders and problem solvers.

The curriculum teaches students how to effectively use communication and public relations, make data-driven executive decisions, and carry out practice-based research. Graduates can pursue leadership roles in facilities such as hospitals, mental health organizations, hospices, public health departments, and research institutions. Two degree pathways are available to students: Track I is for students with a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration and can be completed in less time; Track II is designed for students with a master’s degree in an unrelated field and includes foundational courses.

A sample of the courses available to students includes:

  • Global health and issues in disease prevention
  • Healthcare quality management
  • Governance, law, and policy for healthcare leaders
  • Trends and issues in executive level management for healthcare administrators


  • A MHA degree or a masters in a related subject area is required.

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island