Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

The Department of Health Management and Informatics in the College of Community Innovation and Education at the University of Central Florida is a global leader in the areas of health administration and informatics, and is devoted to being the premier provider of: globally focused faculty research; quality education; and community commitment; all of which are enhanced by the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Vision

The Department of Health Management and Informatics in the College of Community Innovation and Education at the University of Central Florida shall be a premier, multifaceted department fostering the development of:

  1. Graduates who are academically and professionally prepared to assume the responsibilities of leadership in their chosen organizations and communities;
  2. Globally committed faculty engaged in transformational and applied research, education and service;
  3. Professional and dedicated staff who support and add value to the mission of the department;
  4. A vibrant and actively engaged alumni association; and
  5. Transformational programs using applied research to facilitate community partnerships.

Values

The Department of Health Management and Informatics in the College of Community Innovation and Education at the University of Central Florida holds the following values:

  • We believe a quality and accessible educational experience for our students is our most important product.
  • We support the innovation and the creative endeavors of our faculty.
  • We deem honesty in our interactions with one another and with our students to be an essential part of fulfilling our mission.
  • We believe in supporting the community service commitments of our faculty and students through productive collaborations with our community partners.
  • We are accountable for fulfilling our responsibilities as servant leaders in the areas of teaching, research and community service.
  • We endorse the precepts of diversity and inclusiveness and protect the rights thereof.
  • We encourage the professional development of our faculty, staff and students.