Bachelor's Programs

Undergraduate Program Membership Types

AUPHA offers two membership options for programs offering bachelor’s degrees in health administration.

Associate Undergraduate Program Membership
Any program / university campus / academic unit in the US or abroad that offers a degree at the bachelor’s level in healthcare management in a regionally accredited university

Full Certified Undergraduate Program Membership
Full Certified Undergraduate Members meet the requirements above and have been certified by AUPHA.

For more information

For questions about Undergraduate Program Membership resources and services contact Chris Anne Sanyer, Director of Membership, at or (202) 763-7283, ext 122.

To start an Undergraduate Program Membership, download the AUPHA Program Membership Application.

Promote, Connect, Share

Whether you want to connect with colleagues, share and access information, or promote your program, AUPHA has the services and resources to help your program thrive and advance your career


  • AUPHA Certification makes your program stand out to prospective students and their families.
  • Free marketing materials promote Health Administration as a career and AUPHA member programs in particular:
  • Your listing in the searchable AUPHA Directory of Programs connects everyone, including prospective students and faculty candidates, to your program.
  • The Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society attracts the attention of prospective students and encourages current students by recognizing their achievements.
  • AUPHA Awards publicly recognize outstanding programs and faculty for service and engagement with AUPHA
  • AUPHA annually bestows the Bugbee Falk Book Award to a group of outstanding students in our member programs
  • Attract quality faculty to your program on the AUPHA Job Board. AUPHA members receive discounted rates.
  • Show your program is a member of the premier health administration education association by including the AUPHA logo on printed and online materials
  • The Glandon Family Scholarship gives AUPHA member faculty the opportunity to advance their careers.


  • Access to the AUPHA Network connects you quickly and easily to the people and resources you need to help your program grow and thrive.
  • AUPHA Events connect you with colleagues from across the country and around the world. AUPHA members receive discounted registration.
  • Webinars, free to AUPHA members, cover timely topics and allow for virtual connections through lively discussions.
  • AUPHA provides many Volunteer Opportunities to help guide the association and make lasting professional connections.
  • Engage in Faculty Forums, online communities that bring together faculty from diverse programs to discuss common interests.


  • Available to everyone, the Journal of Health Administration Education shares research, case studies, and essays by leading health administration educators and professionals.
  • Complimentary subscriptions to the AUPHA Exchange keeps your faculty and staff up to date on important news with articles from AUPHA staff, leadership and members.
  • Health Administration Press (HAP), the leading imprint for health management textbooks and AUPHA’s publishing partner, offers AUPHA members discounts on textbooks and exams.
  • Share your news with other AUPHA members through a complimentary AUPHA Member Mailing list, available annually.

Added Resources for Full Certified Program Members

In addition to all the resources and services above, Full Certified Undergraduate Program Members are also eligible to:

Why AUPHA Matters

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Membership Dues

Dues are based upon the type of membership and the number of students enrolled.