Department of Health Administration

Undergraduate Program

The Department of Health Administration offers undergraduate programs culminating in a Bachelor of Health Administration (B.H.A.) degree.

The B.H.A. degree is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level administrative positions in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, mental health organizations, insurance companies, medical group practices public agencies, and many other types of health care organizations. It also serves to help enhance careers of students already working in the health services industry.

Graduate Program

The Department of Health Administration offers a graduate program in Health Administration leading to a Master in Health Administration (M.H.A.). Students applying to the master's program must have a earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the University of North Florida. Click here to see admission and degree requirements.

Department of Health Administration Faculty 

Mei Zhao, Ph.D., Professor & Chair 

Undergraduate Program Director

 LaRee Moody, D.H.A., R.N., Instructor & Director, Health Administration Undergraduate Program 

Undergraduate Faculty

Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D., Professor
Mei Zhao, Ph.D., Professor & Director, Masters in Health Administration Program
JoAnn Nolin, J.D., R.N., Associate Professor
Jing Jasper Xu, Ph.D.,, Assistant Professor
D. Robert Haley, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Cynthia Williams, Ph.D, Assistant Professor
Hana Hamadi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
LaRee Moody, D.H.A, R.N., Instructor & Program Director, Bachelor of Health Administration
Donald Hutton, M.B.A., FACHE, Executive-in-Residence Graduate Program
Sinyoung Park, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Graduate Program Director

Mei Zhao, Ph.D., Professor & Director, Health Administration Program

Graduate Faculty

Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D., Professor
Mei Zhao, Ph.D., Professor
JoAnn Nolin, J.D., R.N., Associate Professor
D. Robert Haley, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Cynthia White-Williams, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Hana Hamadi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Donald Hutton, M.B.A., Executive-in-Residence and Instructor