AUPHA RESOURCE CENTER
There are three levels of membership in AUPHA available to Masters Programs in Healthcare Management / Administration wishing to access the benefits of AUPHA membership.
Any academic unit providing a degree at the masters level in healthcare management in a regionally accredited university. Any program / university campus / academic unit in the US or abroad may qualify for membership.
Associate Graduate Members of AUPHA receive the following benefits and services:
Associate Graduate Candidate Membership:
Any academic unit providing a degree in healthcare management at the bachelors or masters level in a regionally accredited university that has made a commitment to stand for CAHME Accreditation within 8 years of acceptance into Associate Graduate Candidate Membership. Programs will be required to submit a statement of progress toward the goal of accreditation each year in order to maintain Associate Graduate Candidate status.
Associate Graduate Candidate Member Benefits:
In addition to all of the benefits offered to Associate Program Members, Associate Candidate Members also have the following benefits:
· David A. Winston Fellowship Eligibility for all graduate students in university
Full Graduate Membership:
Masters degree programs that are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education may be Full Graduate Members of AUPHA. Full Graduate Program Member Benefits:
In addition to all of the benefits offered to Associate Graduate Members, Full Graduate Program Members of AUPHA receive the following benefits and services:
· McGaw Scholarship Allocation
· David A. Winston Fellowship Eligibility
· Bugbee Falk Book Award Eligibility
· Thompson Prize Eligibility
· Filerman Prize Eligibility
· HCA Corris Boyd Scholarship Eligibility for all incoming minority students (Graduate Programs)
· Right to use of AUPHA Logo on printed and online materials
· Additional faculty included in base dues (see below)
· Board of Directors Eligibility for all member faculty
· One Business Meeting Vote
Dues rates are based upon the type of membership and the number of degrees granted per year. Dues rates are as follows:
CLICK HERE to apply online or CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD the membership application to submit by mail or fax. Please note that programs will only be admitted to the Associate Graduate Membership once a signed application and payment are received by the Association. Programs will only be admitted to Full Graduate Membership once a signed application and payment are received by the Association, and following an affirmative vote of a majority of the Board of Directors.
Please note, if your program is not eligible for either of the categories listed above, you may wish to consider Affiliate Membership in AUPHA.
For more information about AUPHA Membership, please contact Lacey Meckley by email or phone at 703-894-0940 ext. 122. To request that we call you, or to request a packet with a comprehensive description of membership in AUPHA and the benefits, please CLICK HERE to be added to our contact list.