Ashley Winans, DHS
Department of Healthcare
Dr. Ashley Winans is a Core Faculty member for the Master’s of Health Informatics program. Her undergraduate work and first master’s degree is in English Literature and she later transitioned into health care. Ashley holds a Master’s in Health Informatics from National University in La Jolla, CA and a Doctor of Health Science from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ. Her dissertation focused on the perceptions and use of health information technologies in rural areas. Ashley has taught in higher education (including traditional, online and blended modalities) for eight years alongside a professional career as a compliance officer, medical scribe, trainer, and informatics/analytics specialist in clinic and managed care environments. She is currently working on micro-credentials through the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) focusing on Effective Online Teaching Practices. She is passionate about helping other on their health journeys and on weekends she can be found teaching paddleboard yoga in Ventura, CA.
Doctorate in Global Health
A.T. Still University
Master's in Health Informatics
Master's in English
Bachelor's in Creative Studies
UC Santa Barabara
Health technology, rural health, health informatics, health analyitcs, population health
M.Ed. in Health and Wellness Education Master of Education
The Master of Education in Health and Wellness degree will help you teach others about healthy life choices. You will learn about a wide range of health topics, and how to assess a community or an organization to determine health education priorities. Once you graduate, you will be prepared to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
Master of Healthcare Administration Master of Science
B.S. in Healthcare Administration Bachelor of Science
Designed for individuals with an associate's degree or some college credit, this bachelor’s degree completion program gives you a direct pathway toward earning a bachelor’s degree.* You will learn the skills necessary to work in growing field of healthcare administration.
Certificate in Executive Healthcare Quality and Financial Management Certificate
Micro-Credential in Healthcare Financial Management Micro-Credential
The financial resource management micro-credential incorporates principles in financial resource management, marketing, and human resources management and investigates their impact on healthcare organizations and health outcomes.
Micro-Credential in Healthcare Quality Management Micro-Credential
The healthcare quality micro-credential is designed to facilitate advanced competencies in healthcare quality improvement and leadership in the healthcare field. This program equips learners with the practical knowledge and skills necessary to affect health care quality within healthcare organizations. This micro-credential incorporates Lean Healthcare.