Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

To cultivate and prepare tomorrow's leaders for the challenges of an evolving healthcare industry with exceptional management and leadership attributes, responsive decision-making, and in-depth knowledge

Vision Statement

To be the preeminent health management program preparing the future leaders of healthcare excellence.


The Health Management Program values are:  

(1) Loyalty – Loyalty to its mission and a commitment to its work  

(2) Excellence and Integrity – Excellence and integrity in teaching, research, and service

(3) Leadership – Leadership in health administration

(4) Exemplary Education – Exemplary education of African Americans, other minorities,  and underserved populations

(5) Service – Service to the local, national, and global communities

(6) Knowledge - The vigorous quest for knowledge through research and lifelong learning  

(7) Cultural Diversity - A dedication to cultural diversity among faculty, staff, and students

(8) Professionalism - Ensuring a respectful and ethical academic environment