School of Health Administration
Mission and Values of the University
Texas State University--San Marcos is a public, student-centered, doctoral-granting institution dedicated to excellence in serving the educational needs of a diverse population of Texas and the world beyond.
In pursuing our university mission as a premier institution, we, the faculty, staff, and students of Texas State University--San Marcos, are guided by a shared collection of values. Specifically, we value:
Mission of the College of Health Professions
The College of Health Professions educates and prepares health and social service professionals in a student-centered learning environment. The College excels in teaching, research, and service while responding to the health, wellness, social service, and integrated delivery system needs of the state and nation. To accomplish this, the Texas State University's College of Health Professions unites faculty, students, the healthcare and social service communities, and consumers in coalitions that nurture the academic, scholarly, and service aspects of healthcare and social services.
Mission and Vision of the School of Health Administration
The mission of the School of Health Administration is to provide an environment conducive to intellectual exchange in teaching and curricular development; in service to students, the profession, and the community; in research and scholarly activities; in health administration practice; and in multiculturalism and diversity.
The vision of the School of Health Administration is to become the first choice of Texas residents and employers seeking health administration education.
The mission of the BHA program is to prepare entry-level healthcare administrators for careers in a variety of healthcare settings.
The mission of the MHA program is to prepare mid-level to senior-level healthcare administrators for careers in a variety of healthcare settings.
The mission of the MS-HHR program is to prepare mid-level to senior-level healthcare human resources administrators for careers in a variety of healthcare settings.
The mission of the MS-HSR program is to prepare mid-level to senior-level health services researchers in a variety of healthcare settings.
School of Health Administration Goals and Objectives
Education and Career Goal--to provide a teaching environment and comprehensive curriculum which prepares students for leadership and entry-level to senior-level healthcare administration research positions in a variety of healthcare settings.
Objectives for the Education and Career Goal
Research Goal--to engage in research relevant to areas of faculty interest and teaching specialization.
Objectives for the research goal
Service Goal----to participate actively in professional service relevant to areas of teaching and research specialization; to participate in School, College, and University service; and, to participate in community service.
Objectives for the service goal