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Health Services Administration (Phoenix & Tucson)

Health Services Administration

Graduate Programs

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Services Administration curriculum is comprised of specifically targeted courses, with a goal to graduate highly qualified health care administrators. The unique combination of public health and health care administration classes in this accredited curriculum will provide students with the tools they need to understand the multifaceted administrative and business aspects of 21st century health care.

The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Administration offers Tucson or Phoenix-based working health professionals and graduate students an opportunity to advance their health administration training. Upon completion of the certificate program, students will have knowledge and skills in the following areas: strategic planning, budgeting and finance, health care economics and policy, health care quality and safety, and health services administration.

Unique Strengths

Faculty in Health Services Administration have expertise in the following areas:

  • Health systems delivery and quality Improvement
  • Marketing, strategic planning, and policy research
  • Finance, budgeting, and health economics
  • Informatics, clinical research, and epidemiology
  • Public health law and ethics

In addition, the College of Public Health offers a small, diverse student body with a corresponding low faculty to student ratio. These factors encourage an effective advising and mentoring environment. The College and the program reflect student and research diversity, resulting in a robust learning atmosphere.

Health Services Administration Faculty

Gail Barker

Senior Lecturer
(602) 827-2531

Leila Barraza

Assistant Professor
(520) 6260720

Doug Campos-Outcalt

Senior Lecturer
(602) 827-2014

Zhao Chen

Professor, Division Director, Epi/Biostats
(520) 626-9011

Howard Eng

Assistant Professor in Public Health and Pharmacy Practice Director, Southwest Border Rural Health Research Center (SBRHRC)
(520) 626-5840

Janet Foote

Assistant Professor
(602) 827-2239

Angelika Gruessner

(520) 626-3118

Cecilia Rosales

Assistant Dean, Phoenix Programs
(602) 827-2205

Kenneth Schachter

Assistant Professor
(520) 626-7960

Ernest Schloss

Assistant Professor
(520) 626-3591

The University of Arizona