Students in the Mindful Leadership in Healthcare Ph.D. specialization gain theoretical insights from the latest research and master practical skills useful for organizational leaders and consultants, including grant writing, health informatics, and consulting skills. Their courses include:
- Reflective Leadership in Healthcare
- Mindfulness and Compassion-Based Approaches in Leadership
- Integrative Healthcare as a Complex Adaptive System
- Health Informatics
- Consulting Skills
- Grant Writing
Graduates from this program will be prepared to pursue careers in a variety of fields. As administrators, data analysists, policy-makers, or consultants, graduates are able to make positive changes in the healthcare industry as organizational consultants and administrators in nonprofit and for-profit organizations. They may also choose to seek research and academic positions—providing alternative approaches to care—or advance along their existing path in such careers as counselors, psychologists, grant writers, social workers, and physicians.