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.

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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.

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



Traci Bentley '00, 02
Vice President – Client Relations, Sg2

Allie Breckenridge '10
Chief Operating Officer, Sunrise Children’s Hospital

Jim B. Brown '99, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, North Cypress Medical Center

Dianna Cobb '20,
Division Vice President, Cardiovascular Service Line, Tristar Division, HCA Healthcare

Sally Deitch '03
EVP, Nursing & Operations Infrastructure, Ascension

Dale Flowers '99
Chief Operating Officer, US Anesthesia Partners

Enrique Gallegos '06
Chief Executive Officer, Surgical Solutions, Austin

Rendell Gazzingan ’14 
Administrator, Texas Health Neighborhood Care & Wellness, Prosper

Christine Keating ‘94
Vice-President of Ambulatory Services & Network of Care, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio

Jim Kendrick '95
President & CEO, Community Hospital Corporation

Doug Lawson '93, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, CHI Texas Division & President, Baylor St. Luke’s Health System

Jennifer Malatek '00, FACHE
Account Leader/Coach, Huron Consulting

Fritz Marthol '19, RN, MHA
Director of Intensive Care, St. David’s Medical Care

David W. Martin '12, MD, FACS
Physician/ Executive

Jerold McDonald '08
Co-Founder & CEO, Omaiven Health

Heidi Pandya '00, '05
Principal Consultant, Sg2 Consulting

Vijay S. Patel ’10
Senior Director, Strategy and Transformations, E&Y - Parthenon

John M. Pierce '06, CMPE, CHFP
Vice President, Network Development, Baylor Scott & White Health

Connie Lee Ran ’11 
Director of Practice Operations, VillageMD

Mike Roussos '04
President, VCU Medical Center

Greg Seiler '92, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital

Vanessa Saenz Smith '94, '99
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Emerus

Andre I. Storey '12, FACHE
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Memorial Hermann Cypress

Abigail Ulrich ’03, ’05
Senior Client Partner of Healthcare Services, Korn Ferry

Monica C. Vargas- Mahar '98, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, Carondelet Healthcare Network - Tenet

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

Michael Zucker, FACHE