Disaster and Healthcare Mission Management

The disaster and healthcare mission management program is a non-nursing major that prepares professionals to be leaders in the field of disaster preparation and response, and healthcare missions.  

Program Tracks: DHMMG.BA; DHMMG.BS

Lee's programs give the student a chance to experience various aspects of life at Lee beyond academics, offering program-specific global trips, clubs, service, and research opportunities. The following are possible aspects of life outside the classroom for students in the above degree programs:

Global Trips and Travel Examples

  • Healthcare Native American Global Trip
  • Healthcare Kenya Global Trip
  • Healthcare Southeast Asia Global Trip

SON Graduating Senior Awards

Service Examples

  • Disaster Preparation & Response, Rural, and Global Emphasis
  • Community Education

The Capstone course is designed to help graduating students integrate their faith with the academic knowledge they have gained throughout their studies. It is regarded as the final reflection of the essential Core Values of Lee University.


Students spend most of their time in the School of Nursing Building and outside, perfecting disaster response skills.


Specialized DHMM Internship and Immersion Experiences.


Engage in latest evidence-based practice research.


There are select scholarships available to DHMM majors:

Unique Course Example

DHMM offers a Basic Health Survival course where students get hands-on experiences in water purification, building fires with minimal supplies, victim transportation on the field, building shelters, and land navigation.

This program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for achieving success after graduation. Here are the career paths often pursued by graduates in this program.

  • Project Manager, Disaster Management Services
  • Humanitarian Assistance Specialist
  • Logistics Manager
  • International Relief Manager
  • Emergency Management Specialist
  • Mission Team Leader
  • Positions with FEMA, Red Cross, Samaritan's Purse and others