Fairfield, CT - Fairfield University’s Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies has launched a new Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MHA) program for non-nursing majors.
Developed by the Egan School with support of the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, the program provides students the knowledge and experience to pursue a wide range of healthcare-related careers. The program complements various fields of study, from nursing to science to business.
“Healthcare careers are growing at a rapid pace, and Fairfield University’s healthcare partners and alumni support an amazing network of opportunities for students,” stated Sally Gerard, DNP, RN, CNL, CDE, director of the program. “This program is uniquely positioned to advance the careers of experienced healthcare professionals, as well as, add a competitive edge to those new to the field.”
The versatile 42-credit program offers courses across a variety of curricular areas including economics, accounting, healthcare systems, healthcare policy, information technology, marketing, finance, management, and leadership.
In the final year of the program, students will complete their capstone and have an opportunity for a practicum experience in a healthcare organization. These experiences will be customized to each student’s level of healthcare experience.
Fairfield University is accepting applications and classes begin Summer 2020.
Admission to the program is open to students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
For more information and to apply, visit at fairfield.edu/mha.