About Us

Dr. Andrew Sumner
Director, Institute of Health Administration
Associate Professor
Joe Taylor Chair in Health Administration

Healthcare continues to experience profound change. Navigating through this highly competitive, market-driven world of healthcare requires more sophisticated management skills than ever. Career opportunities in healthcare administration, management and executive leadership are abundant. The Institute of Health Administration (IHA) within the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University prepares graduates to assume top-level executive positions in complex health services organizations.

Graduates of our programs are trained to think and act strategically, and to use highly refined analytic and problem-solving skills to meet the need for effective leadership in the healthcare industry.

Programs Offered

The institute offers three degree program options:

Please visit the other sections of this site for complete information on IHA graduate degree requirements, courses, faculty, research and the application/admission process.

Multi-Disciplinary Programs in Health Informatics

Several degree programs have been established at the Robinson College of Business as a joint venture of the top-ranked computer information systems department and health administration. Learn more about these exciting new programs of study »

Full Graduate Program Accreditation

The MBA/MHA degree is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

The Institute of Health Administration is nationally recognized and a full member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).