Trinity University is a premier program for health care administration, integrating excellent academic preparation with outstanding applied and experiential learning. Our program has a rich history and a vast alumni network having been continuously accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) since 1968. The department offers two paths for completing your Masters of Science in Health Care Administration.


To enhance the practice of health care administration by preparing individuals for management and leadership roles in the health care field.


  • Relevance & Experiential Learning
  • Innovation
  • Student-Centered
  • Professionalism
  • Research & Scholarship 
  • Service to the Community


We strive to be the number one program in preparing leaders who will transform health care.


Our faculty are committed to the success of every student, from graduation to employment. Outcomes for the Class of 2019 are provided below.


Completion Rate


Employment Rate


Core Competencies




Communication and

Relationship Management




Knowledge of the

Health Care Environment


Business and

Analytical Skills

Advisory Council

The Department of Health Care Administration has formed an Advisory Council which provides advice and counsel to the program in terms of curriculum, residency development and placement (on-campus track), and resource enhancement. Membership is drawn from alumni and friends at all stages of career development. Meeting twice a year, the Council’s support has been invaluable.


Brett S. McClung '92, FACHE

President & CEO of Baptist Health of Jacksonville FL

Special Adviser

Jon M. Foster '86, FACHE

President – American Group, Hospital Corporation of America



Don Beeler '73, FACHE

Retired President/Chief Executive Officer, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa

Traci Bentley '00, 02

Senior Director – Client Relations, Sg2

Jim B. Brown '99, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer, North Cypress Medical Center

P. Craig Desmond '09

President, The Medical Center of Southeast Texas

Dale Flowers '99

Chief Senior Vice President of Operations - North Texas Region, US Anesthesia Partners

Enrique Gallegos '06
Chief Executive Officer, Laredo Medical Center

Gordon Hawthorne '71, '74, JD

Strategic Advisor, Santa Fe Sabbatical

Christine Keating ‘94

Vice-President of Ambulatory Services & Network of Care, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio

Doug Lawson '93, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, CHI Texas Division & President, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Jennifer Malatek '00, FACHE

Account Leader/Coach, Studer Group

Jerold McDonald '09

Co-Founder + CEO - Omaiven Health

David W. Martin '12, MD, FACS

Heidi Pandya '00, '05

Vice President, Strategic Planning, HCA Medical City

John M. Pierce '06, CMPE, CHFP

Vice President - Physician Development & Compensation, HealthTexas Provider Network

Mike Roussos '04

Hospital Administrator, University Health System

William M. Schlotter '85

Chief Executive Officer, US Anesthesia Partners

Greg Seiler '92, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital & Methodist South Hospital

Andre I. Storey '12, FACHE
Abigail Ulrich ’03, ’05

Principal, Healthcare Services Practice, Korn Ferry

Monica C. Vargas- Mahar '98, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer, Sierra Medical Center

Jaime A. Wesolowski

President and Chief Executive Officer, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.

Michael Zucker, FACHE

CEO & Co-Founder, Fetch MD

Vanessa Saenz Smith, '94, '99

Executive Vice President, Operations, Emerus