Doctoral Programs

Associate Doctoral Program Membership

Any program / university campus / academic unit in the US or abroad that offers a degree at the doctoral level in healthcare management in a regionally accredited university.

Distinction, Connection, Value

AUPHA provides health administration programs and faculty distinction, connection, and value, now and into the future.


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

For more information

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

To start a Doctoral Program Membership, download the AUPHA Program Membership Application.

Benefits and Costs of adding a Doctoral Program membership

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


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 2,800 faculty connects members to institutions and health administration professionals throughout the world.
  • Virtual Forums allow members to share knowledge and expertise in thirteen topic-specific Faculty Forums, the special COVID-19 Forum, and the general 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 strives to bring value for every dues dollar. Program membership extends member access and benefits to all faculty and Doctoral students affiliated with the program.

Members receive at no additional cost:
  • Registration for most AUPHA sponsored webinars.
  • 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.
  • COVID-19 resources such as special town halls, webinars, tool kits and case studies.
  • Marketing materials.
Members receive discounted rates on:

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Membership Dues

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