Who are We?
Balancing a rich history of tradition with active connections to the contemporary fields of practice and research, the Department of Health Administration at VCU is a unique place to study. We offer students the ability to receive a 21st century education while exploring firsthand the influences of the past. It also blends a focus on cutting edge business and leadership skills with a culture of commitment to community service.
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Alumni Give Back!
“I am thankful for those who invested in me to enable me to be a better leader. I am also grateful for the opportunity to work with the program and with young leaders, to prepare them for the future.
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The Administrative Residency
A unique feature of our program is the required one-year administrative residency, prior to graduation. Our program was founded on the belief that the application of knowledge and skills in the practice environment is crucial for launching a career as a healthcare executive.
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We Did It!
In less than 8 weeks, the VCU HAD community of faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends succeeded in endowing the Yasar A. Ozcan Scholarship to honor his 38 years of service to the Department. Thank you so much for your support!
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Leading to New Heights
MHA students grow and learn through intensive team-building. We use programs like high ropes courses and escape rooms to model team-building theory we learn in the classroom. Why shouldn't professional growth be fun?
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Sep 15, 2020
The VCU College of Health Professions has named Paula Song, Ph.D., as the new chair of the Department of Health Administration, effective Sept. 1.