Current Student Resources: Master of Health Administration
Fall 2012 HLAD Course Renumbering Matrix
Graduate Student Thesis Information
Health Administration Alumni Club
David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program: Applications Due April 19, 2013
The David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program recognizes student excellence and achievement based upon the student's record and recommendations from faculty and colleagues and evidence of their interest in and commitment to health policy. This year the David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program will award 10 $10,000 scholarships to students who demonstrate their potential to succeed in health policy at the state or federal level upon graduation from their AUPHA-member master's in health administration or health policy degree program. In the fall following selection, students will be hosted at one-day health policy symposium in Washington, D.C.
See below for complete eligibility criteria and submission requirements:
DuPage Medical Group Seeking Candidates for Administrative Fellowship Program
Calling all innovators! The DuPage Medical Group is seeking individuals for their Administrative Fellowship Program.
The fellowship is open to candidates with a Master's degree and relevant work experience in a healthcare setting, preferably with outpatient primary or specialty physician practices. Fellows are in exempt positions, working 40 or more hours a week and are provided annual compensation and employee benefit program participation.
As an administrative fellow, you will rotate through primary care, specialty care, ancillary care and multi-disciplinary care settings. Through the rotation, you will shadow key leaders to understand day-to-day operational needs, challenges, and decision-making processes. Ideal candidates will consistently seek opportunities to improve operations and serve as an active member of the larger DuPage Medical Group management team.
Click here for complete information about the DuPage Medical Group's Administrative Fellowship Program. Inquiries are welcome. For more information, please contact email@example.com
Healthcare Jobs for Chicago Southland: Scholarships Still Available for CHHS Students !
A Unique Opportunity: You Still Have Time to Apply!
Health Care Jobs for Chicago Southland is offering a unique opportunity for students enrolled in Governors State University’s College of Health and Human Services. As steady job growth is predicted in the healthcare industry, $250,000 has been set aside to assist existing health and health science students with scholarships and supportive services that encourage development and preparation of a well-trained, able and agile health care workforce.
Eligible students will be awarded $500 scholarships that may be used toward tuition, fees, books and/or graduation expenses. Scholarships are issued on a first-come, first-served basis while funding is available. U.S. Military veterans receive priority status.
More than Just a Scholarship
As you prepare for success, we understand that financial assistance is only one piece of the puzzle. To further assist you, we have designed the program to provide comprehensive support services in addition to the scholarship funds.
Support services include:
- Free childcare at GSU’s on-campus Family Development Center (as long as the individual is a student, and throughout the first 90 days of employment);
- Life skills and economic empowerment coaching (based on individual need);
- Resume writing, interview preparation, and job placement services (upon completion of degree or certificate program);
- Job readiness training (up to 36 hours, if needed).
Note: All scholarship recipients are required to complete a 30-minute orientation with Health Care Jobs for Chicago Southland staff and attend a one-hour Job Developer Assessment session/meeting.
How to Obtain Your Scholarship Application Packet
To obtain an application packet for the Health Care Jobs for Chicago Southland Scholarships, click on the link below:
Or stop by the College of Health and Human Services Grants Office, located at Hantack House, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Hantack House is located on the western edge of the campus).
More Information on Health Care Jobs for Chicago Southland
As many industries experience lay-offs and job losses, the healthcare industry remains a critical driver in regional economies across the nation. Employment growth in the healthcare sector continues to be driven by significant increases in demand for healthcare and assistance because of an aging population and longer life expectancy. In addition, projected retirements for current healthcare workers will necessitate a pipeline of skilled individuals ready to enter health care occupations. [U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration]
Governors State University’s Health Care Jobs for Chicago Southland is an equal opportunity program, awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) with funding made possible through President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
The funds support a coordinated system of networks that provide vocational training, case management, job placement, and other supportive services to unemployed, dislocated, and incumbent workers, enabling them to pursue healthcare careers. The project focuses on the suburbs south of Chicago – Cook, Will, Kendall, Grundy, and Kankakee counties. GSU’s partner agencies include:
• CAAN Academy of Nursing, Matteson
• Family Development Center at GSU
• Proactive Community Services, Hazel Crest
• Robert Morris University, Chicago & Tinley Park Campus
• South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium, GSU Campus
• Southland Health Care Forum & Southland Health Careers, Chicago Heights
• SouthSTAR Services, Chicago Heights
• YWCA Metro Chicago - South Suburban Center, Chicago Heights
Partner agencies are long-standing organizations in the region with considerable experience in workforce development, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the needs of healthcare and healthcare-related fields and industry. Governors State University provides overall coordination and leveraging of partners’ capacity to develop, articulate, and coordinate health career pathways. This network of providers offers expertise in recruitment, intake, assessment, employment and education training, job placement and retention and case management services of eligible individuals. Educational outcome will vary from short-term certificate programs to degrees, Associate, Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral; all recognized and needed by healthcare employers. The desired outcome is that program participants become employed in a healthcare job and continue their advancement in education and healthcare employment opportunities in this region through bridging skills and development of career ladders.
This workforce solution is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the institution that created it. Internal use by an organization and/or personal use by an individual for non-commercial purposes is permissible. All other uses require the prior authorization of the copyright owner.
HAMPCAS Applicant User Guide
We are pleased to announce that Governors State University's Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree program is a participant in the Healthcare Administration, Management & Policy Centralized Application System (HAMPCAS).
This means that applicants can now apply to health management, administration, and policy programs across different colleges and universities throughout the U.S by way of a single, web-based application. The benefits to applicants of using HAMPCAS are many, including:
• Decreases the time and cost of applying to multiple programs.
• Eliminates duplication of effort that used to require applicants to submit multiple copies of credentials, transcripts, essays, and more.
• Allows for the customization of essays and/or the use of a standard essay. Select which option, for each school applied to, within one online application.
• Allows completing your application over multiple sittings before submitting to all schools simultaneously, and updating your application with new information after the application has already been initiated.
• Enables you to check your application status and progress within the system, from anywhere you have internet access.
• Enables one-time payment for all applications via secure e-commerce.
Important Application Information
- Prospective students may now submit their applications to GSU's Master of Health Administration program via www.hampcas.org.
To apply to our program you should do the following:
Attention: MHA Admission Committee, G124
College of Health and Human Services
Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
If you are admitted to our MHA program, you are also required to submit the official document of your GRE, TOFEL, to the MHA Admission Committee at the address listed above.
- For additional assistance, contact the HAMPCAS Customer Support Line at 617.612.2882.
- The HAMPCAS Applicant User Guide Manual is located at the link below:
HAMPCAS Applicant User Guide Manual