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The School of Global Health Management and Informatics provides students with opportunities for innovative research focused on problem-solving and making better healthcare decisions. Graduates are prepared for the challenges of the rapidly growing and competitive healthcare industry through dynamic curricula in health administration, public health, global health, health policy, healthcare leadership, long-term quality care, community engagement and health informatics. At UCF Downtown, students are just minutes away from the city’s largest hospital systems and internship opportunities.


Executive MHA
employment rate within six months of graduation


Health Management
fastest growing industry in the U.S.


Health Administration
employment rate within six months of graduation


International Educational Partnerships


Internship Affiliations
including Florida’s largest hospital systems


Master of Health Administration
ranked among the top 50 health management programs in the nation

National Rankings | U.S. News & World Report (2020)

Immerse Yourself in the Student Experience

As part of our health administration and health informatics programs, you’ll have access to student and professional organizations, fellowships and study abroad. Find out more about our immersive student experience.

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UCF Downtown

Beginning August 26, 2019, the Department of Health Management and Informatics will hold undergraduate, graduate, minor and certificate programs in health informatics and health administration at the new downtown campus. UCF Downtown provides innovative education for high-demand fields that integrate with industry and place thousands of students within walking distance of jobs and internships. The campus is a 5-minute walk from SunRail, just two SunRail stops away from the city’s largest hospital systems and in close proximity to many other jobs and internships.

In the News

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Prioritizing Student Experience in the Internship Program

Associate Instructor Phillip Wessel recently took on the role of internship director, and the school also welcomed Skye Schwartz as an internship experience coordinator to help revamp the internship program...
Ashley Pierre with her fellowship preceptor and co-fellow

Administrative Fellows Share Positive Experiences

Two of last year’s administrative fellows recently shared their positive experiences from the professional setting so far, particularly on the responsibilities and support they have received from their hospitals...
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New UCF Study Examines Insurance Barriers to Access Opioid Addiction Medication

While insurance coverage of some forms of buprenorphine has improved over the years, researchers say coverage of new, more effective forms of the medication is lacking...


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