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School of Nursing and Health Sciences Department of Health Administration

Suzanne Richins


  • BS in Business - Hlth Care Mgmt Combined BS/MHA
  • Doctor of Business Admin - Strategy and Innovation
  • Graduate Cert Health Care - Health Administration
  • Graduate Cert Health Care - Health Care Informatics
  • Graduate Cert Health Care - Health Care Leadership
  • Graduate Cert Health Care - Hlth Care Informatic Info Tech
  • Master of Business Admin - Health Care Management
  • Master of Health Admin - General Health Administration
  • Master of Health Admin - Health Care Informatics
  • Master of Health Admin - Health Care Leadership
  • Master of Health Admin - Health Care Operations
  • PhD in Business Management - Accounting
  • PhD in Business Management - Finance
  • PhD in Business Management - General Business Management
  • PhD in Business Management - Human Resource Management
  • PhD in Business Management - Info Technology Management
  • PhD in Business Management - Leadership
  • PhD in Business Management - Management Education
  • PhD in Business Management - Marketing
  • PhD in Business Management - Project Management
  • PhD in Business Management - Strategy and Innovation
  • PhD in Human Services - Multidisciplinary Human Serv
  • PhD in Human Services - Non-Profit Mgt and Leadership
  • PhD in Human Services - Social and Community Services


  • Doctor of Health Admin
    Medical University of South Carolina, 2000
    Major: Executive Health Administration
  • Master of Business Admin
    Utah State University, 1985
    Major: Business
  • Bachelor Professional Studies
    University of Saint Joseph, 1982
    Major: Business
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
    Weber State University, 1968
    Major: Nursing

Licensure & Certificates

  • Advanced Certified Instructor
  • Certified Instructor


  • "SACP: Monthly Presidents Column "AHA:Outreach 1995
  • "Emerging Technologies in Healthcare"CRC Press-Rutledge 2015
  • "Customer Satisfaction in an Intensive Care Unit"Proquest 2000
  • "Productivity Indexes, Single-Source Purchasing, Promote Efficiency and Quality in Cataract Surgery"AHA:Outreach 1994
  • "Unlocking sustained innovation success in Healthcare"CRC Press 2014
  • "Customer Satisfaction in a Step-Down Unit"Journal of Nursing Administration 2002
  • "Unlocking Sustained Innovation Success in Healthcare" 0001
  • "Waiting for Satisfaction"Journal of Healthcare Management 1998
  • "Cost Effective Management of Chronic Illness"American Hospital Association: Outreach 1999
  • "Perpetual Inventory Aids in Controlling Costs"american Hospital Association: Outreach 1997
  • "Nursing Informatics: A Career on the Rise "Advance for Nurses 2012

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Ben Spedding DHA, MA, BA

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