JHAE Additional Information

Types of Submissions


The Journal provides a forum for the presentation of health services research as it relates to the educational process, the communication of innovative approaches to formal education and management development in health services administration, and the review of new books from the perspective of educators. As such, submissions are accepted in the following formats:

  • Original Articles: Provides a forum for publishing research or scholarly discussions of current issues that address a wide array of health administration education and management development topics. Manuscripts will be accepted for publication in this section provided they have not been published or committed for publication elsewhere.
  • Teaching Tips and Tools: Provides an opportunity for authors to submit brief reports of applied educational techniques and practices that have value for student learning.
  • Program Management Issues: Focuses on day to day graduate and undergraduate program management issues.
  • Distinguished Contributions: Solicited/nominated content based on relevant invited addresses, lectures, and reports that are delivered by prominent educators or practitioners.
  • Correspondence: Provides an opportunity for contributors to react to articles previously published in the Journal or for the submission of brief opinions addressing current issues and challenges facing the field. Resource Reviews are solicited critiques of educational materials including books, training exercises, simulations, software and other materials relevant to health administration education.
Contributions to the Original Articles, Teaching Tips and Tools, and Program Management Issues sections will be peer reviewed. The decision to publish is based upon the significance of findings to the field, quality of presentation, soundness of methods used, appropriateness of conclusions, and timeliness of topics. All other submissions will be reviewed by Editorial Board members.

All manuscripts are acknowledged upon receipt and are promptly submitted for review or evaluation. Manuscripts published in the Journal become the property of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration and may not be reproduced without written permission.

Manuscript Preparation


All submissions except Correspondence must be submitted via the JHAE Online Submission Gateway.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL submissions must conform to editorial style guidelines for the preparation of manuscripts as set out in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed).

Additional information and resources to assist authors in preparing submissions that meet formatting and style requirements for JHAE can be found at APA Style.

Please note: All manuscripts that fail to adhere to the following guidelines will be returned to the author.

  • All identifying information must be removed from the manuscript and included only in the cover letter.
  • Manuscripts, including references and tables, should be typed double-spaced on 8 ½" x 11" paper with pages numbered consecutively. Tables, diagrams, and figures should be interpretable independent of the text.
  • The manuscript must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document using 12 point sized Times New Roman font.
  • Manuscripts must comply to the JHAE Formatting Guidelines.
  • All figures, graphs and other artwork should be created in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or JPG and should not exceed 4 ½" x 7". Please do not use fills, italic type, underlines or bold text anywhere in the tables or in the body of the text
  • If an article contains material reproduced from other sources, written permission from the author and publisher to use such material must accompany the manuscript.
  • Authors must supply the following information: full name, highest academic degree, professional title and institution, and a current address and phone number, and email address. One author should be identified as the corresponding author. Acknowledgement of funding sources for the research also should be listed. Keywords describing the manuscript also should be listed. These should appear on the title page only
  • Original contributions (empirical research and scholarly reviews) should be 3,000-6,000 words in length (12-20 double-spaced typewritten pages), exclusive of tabular materials or figures. Submissions to Original Contributions section must also include a 200-word abstract. Submissions to the Teaching Tips and Tools and Program Management Issues sections should be a maximum of 2,500 words in length.
All manuscripts are subject to copy editing. The Journal of Health Administration Education is copyrighted and may not be reproduced without permission.

Copyright/Reprint Requests


All requests to reprint or photocopy material from the Journal of Health Administration Education must be in writing and submitted to

AUPHA Copyright Permissions
1730 M Street NW, Suite 407
Washington DC, 20036

or emailed to aupha@aupha.org.

The request must include the requestor's name, organization, address, phone number, email address; article title; volume; issue of Journal article; author's name; page numbers; and purpose for reprinting. Incomplete requests will not be processed.

If approved, the reprint should include a reference to the fact that the work is drawn from a “previously published article in ......... “ and provide the citation for the Journal, issue, etc.