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. The program does not need to meet the AUPHA certification requirements in order to join as an Associate Undergraduate program member. 

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

For more information

Download the AUPHA Now and Into the Future Membership Benefits brochure.

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

For questions about Undergraduate Program Membership resources and services contact Chris Anne Sanyer, Director of Membership, at or (202) 804-4213.

Value, Connection, Distinction

AUPHA provides health administration programs and faculty value, connection and distinction. 


AUPHA strives to bring value for every dues dollar. Program membership extends member access and benefits to all faculty affiliated with the program.

Members receive at no additional cost:

  • Registration for most AUPHA sponsored webinars.
  • The Data Warehouse in the Center for Learning, Achievement, and Success (CLAS), which provides members access to a range of de-identified data from past surveys conducted with membership.
  • Access to all digital issues of the Journal of Health Administration Education.
  • The Exchange digital newsletter.
  • Access to copies of curriculums, syllabi, and case studies shared by members.
  • Marketing materials.

Members receive discounted rates on:


Members consistently rate the ability to make connections and share with peers as one of the greatest benefits of AUPHA.

  • AUPHA’s network of nearly 250 health administration programs and 3,500 faculty connects members to institutions and health administration professionals throughout the world.
  • Virtual Forums allow members to share knowledge and expertise through topic-specific Faculty Forums, Discussion Groups, and the Open Forum.
  • Committees, task forces and advisory groups give members the opportunity to help shape the association.
  • Webinars connect members to experts presenting the most current information on trending topics.
  • In-person conferences are the best way to meet other active and engaged health administration professionals.
  • Connect with prospective students through the AUPHA Online Directory and free, customizable marketing videos and brochures.


AUPHA offers many ways for programs, faculty, and students to be nationally recognized for their achievements.

Added Resources for Full Certified Program Members

Full Certified Undergraduate Program Members receive these additional benefits:

Why AUPHA Matters

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Membership Dues

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