Welcome to the Department of Health Administration (HLAD)

 at Governors State University (GSU)

Since our founding as the Department of Health Administration and graduated our first class of 22 MHS students in 1987, our department has grown to offer four programs - Master Degree in Health Administration (MHA), Master Degree in Health Informatics (MSHI), Bachelor Degree in Health Administration (BHA), and Bachelor Degree in Health Informatics (BSHI). Our MHA program is accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and our BHA program is certified by Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

Students in HLAD have opportunities to participate in Student Health Care Management Association, Health Administration Honor Society -- Upsilon Phi Delta, the annual meeting of American College of Healthcare Executives, National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) case competition, and community services. We are dedicated to improving health in our community through education, community services and internship activities in Chicagoland - Ning Lu, PhD, MPH, Chair of Department of Health Administration.

 Contact Information:

  • Laura Mueller (lmueller2@govst.edu) Office Support Specialist, Department of Health Administration; 708-235-7622
  • Ning Lu, PhD, MPH, Department Chair and MHA Program Director, niu@govst.edu

To view the rest of our team, please visit our faculty directory. See faculty members.