The Auburn University Health Administration program is an established chapter of the Upsilon Phi Delta (UPD) Health Care Honorary Society. The goal of the society is to further the professional competence and dedication of individual members in and for the profession of healthcare management.
The purpose of UPD is to:
UPD membership can be cited by students as an enhancement to their resumes and/or graduate school applications. In addition, students inducted into UPD receive a membership certificate suitable for framing and cords which can be worn as part of graduation regalia.
Members are selected on the basis of academic achievements, service to the community and/or contributions to the healthcare management profession. Undergraduate members must have a minimum cumulative (overall) GPA of 3.25 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Candidates for membership may be considered after completion of 18 hours of HADM required courses following admission into the program.
Applications for membership are taken twice a year; at the end each Fall and Spring Semester.
Students who are interested in becoming a member of UPD should:
Students who wish to wear their cords in graduation ceremonies should make their applications no later than four weeks prior to graduation.
Last Updated: July 10, 2019