Master of Health Services Administration

Mission, Vision, and Values


Mission Statement

The mission of the Graduate Program in Health Services Administration at Xavier University is to educate innovative, forward thinking, knowledgeable, highly skilled, values-oriented servant leaders.

Vision Statement

Our graduates shape the future of the health sector.

Values Statement

The Graduate Program in Health Services Administration (GPHSA) is committed to responsible conduct in the development of value-centered leaders in health services administration. The following are the values to which the GPHSA students, faculty and staff are committed:

  • Respect - defined as positive regard and consideration for others.
  • Accountability - defined as responsibility for actions, behavior and decisions; answerability.
  • Integrity - defined as consistency in adherence to moral and ethical principles.
  • Equity - defined as fairness and justice.
  • Open communications - defined as:
    • a willingness and an intention to share information in an equitable way;
    • a willingness to enter into dialogue in which both listening and speaking are valued;
    • a willingness to create an interpersonal climate in which people have freedom to express their opinions, thoughts and feelings without fear.

Men and Women for Others: Thinkers, Inspirers and Leaders in Health Services Administration