MSUM’s program in Health Services Administration was established in 1998 and is structured as a comprehensive curriculum (science, business, social sciences, and health care management) that permits specialization in various domains of health care delivery. The program prepares students to be a future health care leader eligible to practice in the field of health and aging services administration.
Students who complete the undergrad program can expect to go into a variety of health care jobs, such as entry level management. Students who complete the graduate program can expect to become a more desirable candidate if already employed or to gain more credibility for their resume if just starting out in the field.
Click here to watch Dr. Melanie Schicker, Assistant Professor in Health Services Administration, discuss her journey to the world of health services, share information on the various healthcare leadership programs at MSUM, and explain the teaching method she has found to be most effective for her students.
The MSUM Health Services Administration undergraduate program is a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) (http://www.aupha.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1). Additionally, the MHA and HSAD program coordinator, Lonni Schicker, is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) (http://www.ache.org/).
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