Creating a Healthier Community Together Through Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service.

Welcome to the Department of Public Health and Healthcare Leadership (PHHL)! We offer a variety of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, along with accelerated degree options, to prepare students for employment, career advancement, and lifelong learning in the fields of healthcare administration, health sciences, and public health. From preparing our next generation of health leaders to engaging in innovative research and service in the community, our experienced faculty team supports a diverse student population in achieving their professional goals.

PHHL is located within the vibrant interprofessional, healthcare learning community of Waldron College of Health and Human Services and Radford University Carilion. Our programs are delivered in a 100% online or hybrid format, with full or part-time options. We aim for our programs to be accessible and flexible for working adults. Programs are transfer-friendly and include valuable practical experiences to integrate, apply, and synthesize course knowledge.  

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High impact experiences including capstone projects, internships, and service learning opportunities.


All programs are 100% online offering flexibility for working professionals.


Geared toward students from all walks of life - new, transfer, returning. We have a place for you.