High-quality, accessible healthcare is a national priority.
Discover how to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare policy, broaden your knowledge of healthcare ethics and law, and engage in scientific inquiry to advance research and practice in health services. With this health services degree, you can also prepare to meet the challenges of today’s healthcare system and lead and inform dialogue about key health services issues—meaning you’ll be equipped with the tools you need to create positive social change as you change your world and the world of those around you.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to:
Additional Learning Outcomes for the Community Health Specialization
Additional Learning Outcomes for the Healthcare Administration Specialization
Additional Learning Outcomes for the Leadership Specialization
Additional Learning Outcomes for the Public Health Policy Specialization
Find detailed information for this program including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt. This information will vary depending on whether you (1) hold a master's degree other than a MHA or (2) hold a MHA.
Note: Time to completion and cost are not estimates of individual experience and will vary based on individual factors applicable to the student. Factors may be programmatic or academic such as tuition and fee increases and/or the student’s transfer credits accepted by Walden; program or specialization changes; unsuccessful course completion; credit load per term; part-time vs. fulltime enrollment; writing, research and editing skills; use of external data for their doctoral study/dissertation; and individual progress in the program. Other factors may include personal issues such as the student’s employment obligations; care giving responsibilities or health issues; leaves of absence; or other personal circumstances.
91% of employers of Walden PhD in Health Services graduates responding to our survey state they are very satisfied or satisfied with the Walden graduate working at their organization.
More than 85% of Walden PhD in Health Services alumni responding to our survey are very likely or likely to refer Walden to others.*
Walden University has taught me to act on my passions and address societal challenges using research and investigation. Transforming society is my goal and the goal of a Walden scholar.
Walden’s social change mission was very inspiring and guided me throughout my study.
Walden’s social change mission has always been an important factor for me.