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Albert Gale

Contributing Faculty

College of Management and Human Potential

Degree Program Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Albert J. Gale, DBA, MHA

Dr. Gale received his DBA at the University of Phoenix in August 2015 and earned a Master of Healthcare Administration from Indiana University/Purdue in 1971. He has taught Health Care Management, Risk Management, Leadership, Health Care Communication, Strategic Planning, and Health Care Organization at other Universities. He has mentored doctoral students through the dissertation process. He is a certified Dale Carnegie instructor with endorsements in Leadership, Communications, and building Self-Confidence. His background includes 35+ years in healthcare administration serving as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Multi-Facility Manager of a number of acute general and psychiatric hospitals, physician practices, and outpatient programs. His experience includes a three-year international assignment as CEO of a surgical hospital in Nalta, Bangladesh. Dr. Gale research focused on the impact of a multinational workforce on hospital operations. He has a number of publications and presentations on model validation and the role of culture in organizations. Dr. Gale is a member of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.


BA, University of Delaware - Newark, DE United States

Master Health Care Administration, Indiana University/Purdue University - Indianapolis, IN United States

Certified Dale Carnegie Trainer, Dale Carnegie of NY - New York, NY United States

DBA, University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ United States

Public Service

Heritage Oaks Club Home Association, President - Sarasota, FL United States

Awards / Honors

Delta Mu Delta, Lamboa Sigma Chapter, University of Phoenix, 2014


Gale, A. J. Constructivist Communication Strategies for 21st Century and Graduate Students.


Armstrong, A. (2017). Online learning design and implementation models: A model validation study using expert instructional designers. . AECT.