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2019-2020 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. To view degree requirements, select the BHA program link.

Graduate Program

The Department of Health Administration offers a graduate program in Health Administration leading to a Master in Health Administration (M.H.A.) and an Executive Masters in Health Administration (EMHA). 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. To view admission and degree requirements, select either the MHA program link or the EMHA program link

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
Brent Johnson, J.D., M.H.A, Instructor
LaRee Moody, D.H.A, R.N., Instructor & Program Director, Bachelor of Health Administration
Sinyoung Park, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Shyam B. Paryani, MD, MS, MHA, FACRO, FACHE, Instructor
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
Cynthia Williams, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Executive 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
Brent Johnson, J.D., M.H.A., Instructor
Sinyoung Park, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Shyam B. Paryani, MD, MS, MHA, FACRO, FACHE, Instructor
Cynthia Williams, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Jing Jasper Xu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Mei Zhao, Ph.D., Professor & Chair