Healthcare Professionals conducing a group meeting.

Welcome to Healthcare Administration at UNC Wilmington!

We are excited you have expressed an interest in the field of Healthcare Administration, and even more so that you have chosen to explore UNCW. The Healthcare Administration curriculum at UNCW prepares early- to mid-level careerists to plan, direct, and manage healthcare services in a broad range of healthcare industries. Our curriculum is competency focused and ensures that the information students are learning is both relevant and directly applicable to their chosen profession within healthcare.

UNC Wilmington, located between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, is recognized as one of the most beautiful coastal college campuses. It also ranks among the country’s best colleges for surfers! With more than 16,000 students, UNCW is small enough to feel like family, but big enough to meet a wide variety of people.

I encourage you to spend time reviewing the information provided on our webpage. Please feel free to contact me if I can answer any additional questions you may have. I sincerely urge you to consider joining the team of students, staff and faculty dedicated to improving the healthcare delivery across the greater North Carolina community, and beyond.


Eric L. Richardson, PhD, MPH, MBA
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Program Coordinator 

Why Pursue a Degree in Healthcare Administration?