Chair's Welcome

Welcome to the Howard University Department of Health Sciences and Management Program. You are about to embark on an exciting educational journey. The mission of the Health Management Sciences Program is to facilitate and enable your pursuit of the highest levels of scholarship and leadership in the field of health management sciences. Toward this end, the Program offers a degree in health management sciences that provides an intellectually challenging and nurturing environment.

It is our goal to foster the development of compassionate graduates who will be endowed with a dedication to Howard University's core values of excellence, leadership, service, and truth. Our graduates are well prepared to help solve the many complex issues that face health services managers in the 21st century. And we endeavor to equip you in a practical way with all the tools you would need to be successful.

The Program places particular emphasis on the University's historical commitment to provide educational opportunities for African Americans and other minorities. In addition, the Program is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a diverse and highly qualified cadre of faculty and staff committed to teaching, research, professional practice, service, and effectively supporting the program’s educational mission.

I applaud you for making this decision, and I encourage you to visit with our faculty and tap into their experience, so that you can be the very best in the field of health care administration and management. We look forward to your successes and contributions to the body of knowledge in this field that would change and improve the health care delivery system. See you at the top!

Dr. Lennox A. Graham
Chair, Department of Health Sciences Management
(202) 806-5336