Program Mission, Vision, & Values


To achieve excellence and inclusiveness in graduate-level healthcare management education through teaching, service, and research focused on the development of competent early and mid-careerist organizational healthcare leaders and population health management.


To serve students from within the Commonwealth of Kentucky and across the United States through our excellence in teaching, service, and research.


The Master of Science in Health Administration program embraces the following values in building future healthcare leaders in support of our mission and vision:

  • Caring: We genuinely show concern for colleagues, students, and the community, demonstrating a commitment to compassion and respect towards one another on a perpetual basis.
  • Altruism: We aim to make meaningful, positive differences for all others as we engage the community to improve population health.
  • Responsibility: We hold ourselves accountable for acting professionally with integrity and embracing the diversity that exists within our program and community as we meet our mission.
  • Dedication: We are dedicated to working as a team to support our vision and achieve excellence through our teaching, service, and research.
  • Service-oriented: We embrace a culture predicated on serving the needs of our students, colleagues, and our community to positively influence quality of life, career, and health outcomes.

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