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2018-2019 Catalog

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 

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

Graduate Program Director 



D. Rob Haley, Ph.D., Professor & Director, Master of Health Administration

Graduate Faculty 

D. Robert Haley, Ph.D., Professor
Hana Hamadi, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D., Professor
Donald Hutton, M.B.A., FACHE, Executive-in-Residence Graduate Program
JoAnn Nolin, J.D., R.N., Associate Professor
Sinyoung Park, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Shyam B. Paryani, MD, MS, MHA, FACRO, FACHE, Visiting Clinical Professor
Cynthia Williams, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Jing Jasper Xu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Mei Zhao, Ph.D., Professor & Chair