Health Administration & Education

Called to Leadership

Lead the medical field by understanding the operational structure of healthcare institutions, and study healthcare administration at William Carey University. Healthcare requires all different kinds of skill sets, and the field needs invested, qualified leaders and administrators. Discover what an HAE degree from William Carey can do for your future career, and connect with our department today.

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Meet the Dean

Shanda Bourne-Price
Dr. Shanda Bourne-Price was named Director of Health Administration and Education in October 2021. She oversees the HAE B.S., M.S., and PhD programs. Dr. Bourne-Price has over 20 years in healthcare, working at various hospitals in many clinical areas. Her background includes Medical/Surgical Nursing, Telemetry, Mother/Baby (Post-Partum), Skilled Nursing, and LTAC.

After one year as an Adjunct Clinical Faculty member at William Carey University, Dr. Bourne-Price accepted a Full-time position in 2017. She has taught Assessment and Health Promotion and Gerontology on the undergraduate level as well as courses in the RN-BSN program and the HAE M.S. program.

Dr. Bourne-Price is a member of the Mississippi Nurses Association and serves on the Advisory Council for The National Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute in their Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Program. She is also a Faculty Advisor for the William Carey University Student Nurses Association.

Degrees and Certifications:
PhD., Nursing Education and Administration, William Carey University
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a concentration in Adult and Women’s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Howard University

William Carey University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor, master, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of William Carey University.