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Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA)

Make a positive impact on the future of healthcare with a doctoral degree from Walden University. Our Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA) program—one of a small number of  fully online DHA programs—can prepare you to be an innovative problem solver, visionary leader, and social change agent in a field that is constantly evolving.

Receive a 20% tuition reduction if you reside outside the US and start this program today. Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

Enrollment process

  1. Complete the Request Information form

  2. An enrollment advisor will contact you to answer your questions.

  3. Choose the program that’s right for you, then apply.

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What Our Students Say:

“I am grateful to have had the opportunity to learn more about healthcare and about myself as a leader in the community.”

Jimmy Watson

Walden Graduate
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Learning Outcomes

In this program, you will:

  • Examine and evaluate the latest issues and continuing trends in healthcare.
  • Gain holistic knowledge and business skills to manage the healthcare delivery demands of organizations and communities.
  • Learn from respected researchers and experts in the field and explore coursework designed by healthcare administration leaders.


This online doctorate in healthcare administration offers two tracks, depending on your academic background:

  • Choose Track I if you hold a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA); you can complete the program in a shorter amount of time.
  • Choose Track II if you have a master’s degree in an academic field other than healthcare administration.

Career Options

Our DHA program can prepare you for leadership roles at the executive level, such as CEO, CFO, and COO, in settings that include :

  • Ambulatory care and long-term care facilities
  • Consulting firms
  • Healthcare associations and hospital systems
  • Hospices and home health agencies
  • Integrated delivery systems
  • Managed care organizations (e.g., HMOs, PPOs)
  • Medical group practices
  • Mental health organizations
  • Public health departments
  • University or research institutions

Walden’s DHA program is one of the more affordable programs of similar kinds at other online accredited universities.

† Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

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