May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Administration

Department Chair: Benita David 

Faculty: Radhames Lizardo, Jason Hines, Amanda Raffenaud, Adrianna Davis, Atalie Ashley-West





Mission Statement

The mission of the Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) at AdventHealth University (AHU) is to prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders within a Christian environment. Our faculty and guest lecturers include senior AdventHealth and AdventHealth System executives whose teaching and mentoring, in conjunction with our experiential learning opportunities, give students an unparalleled educational experience.  The Program’s competencies develop the skills and abilities necessary for healthcare organization leadership. The MHA program is designed for recent graduates and healthcare professionals who see healthcare as ministry. 

Licensure and Accreditation

For information regarding AdventHealth University’s regional and church accreditation, see General Information  section of this Academic Catalog.


AdventHealth System Residents

AdventHealth System residents will receive automatic acceptance into one of the Healthcare Administration graduate programs. Applicants must identify their program of preference during the application process.

Executive Leadership Program

The Department of Healthcare Administration will grant one graduate level leadership course in Healthcare Administration to persons who successfully complete the Executive Leadership Program via the AdventHealth Leadership Institute.

Clinical Placements