Prospective Students

Health care is a progressive and dynamic field offering a wide variety of career opportunities. Health-related organizations are looking for individuals who have the training and qualifications needed to manage the diverse aspects of the health enterprise and to guide its continuing evolution.

The mission of the Graduate Program in Health Administration at the University of Florida is to prepare highly qualified and motivated students to become effective managers and leaders of health services organizations, to conduct research that achieves national, peer recognition for its contribution to creating new knowledge and for its value in informing health services practice and policy, and to serve as active participants and leaders in our University, professional, and health services communities.

The University of Florida is the largest university in the South, ranking in the top 10 in the nation. The caliber of graduate education provided by the University of Florida is demonstrated by the fact that it is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes the top research universities in the United States. Moreover, the Graduate Program in Health Administration is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

We seek students who are intelligent and hard-working, and who are committed to developing the depth and breadth of managerial skills needed to help organizations respond effectively to the rapid changes and challenges in the health care field. This website provides information about our program.


For further information, please review our application checklist and FAQ sheet.  If you have specific questions, please contact: Tamara Herchel at (352-273-6078)