Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum - December 2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  President's Message
•  Message from Your ACHE Regent - Fall 2018
•  Education Reaches New Heights at the Flight Museum
•  What to Expect in 2019 from WSHEF!
•  WSHEF Fellow Spotlight
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS, CONGRATS TO ALL OUR FELLOWS
•  Welcome New Members, Fellows and Recertified Fellows
News for Students
•  New - ACHE Student Scholarship Applications Open Jan 1 2019
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  WSHEF Advancement Committee Needs You!
•  WSHEF Organizational Champions
•  Volunteer Opportunities
•  Asian Healthcare Leadership Forum is looking for you!
National News and Articles
•  National ACHE News Q4 2018
•  JHM Podcast: 'A Leader Who Cares'
•  Check out ACHE's New Redesigned Website!
Washington Healthcare Programs and Career Development
•  UW Executive MHA and Medical Management Programs
•  WSU Spokane MHPA program
•  ACHE: Become Board Certified in Healthcare Management
•  ACHE Tuition Waiver Assistance Program
•  Your Career & Development - JOB BANKS
CHAPTER AND RESOURCES
•  2018 Officers and Board Members
•  Thank you to our Chapter Sponsors!
•  WSHEF Vision & Values
•  DELIVERY of WSHEF Newsletter (Disclaimer)
Get Involved!
•  Volunteer Opportunities
•  Host a Meet N Mingle in Your Area
•  WSHEF - MEMBERSHIP

 

WSU Spokane MHPA program

If it is time to futher your education and earn a master's degree in health policy and administration, WSU offers an exciting program designed around a working professional's schedule. 

WSU SPOKANE MASTER OF
HEALTH POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION

The Master of Health Policy and Administration (MHPA) degree is a vigorous, CAHME accredited, and personalized program that prepares future leaders in the dynamic and growing field of healthcare management. WSU HPA students enjoy small class sizes (12-20 students), which facilitate opportunities for strong and lasting relationships with both peers and professors. Students are required to participate in individual and group based projects and be actively engaged in class discussions. Additionally, students are provided valuable professional connections by networking with local healthcare professionals through site visits, guest lectures, student body events, and alumni events. 

A hallmark of the MHPA program is the completion of an internship. The required internship allows the student to gain leadership experience in the health care environment, explore the field, develop professional contacts, and contribute to career planning. The Department of Health Policy & Administration will help the student find an internship that meets your needs, or the student may arrange their own internship.  

Graduates of the program work in a wide range of career fields including hospital management, public health, managed care, group practice management, and financial management. Since 2013, 90% of WSU MHPA graduates secured employment within 3 months of graduation!

The program is ideal for working health care professionals who want to enhance their management skills or advance to management positions. To attract and accommodate our working professional students, our classes are offered from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., four days a week. Additionally, the program accommodates both full-time and part-time students. 

WSU Spokane’s Department of Health Policy and Administration is a proud member of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) which provides waivers for out-of-state tuition in 16 states. For more information regarding WICHE, please visit www.wiche.edu.

To learn more about the MHPA program, visit: http://spokane.wsu.edu/admissions/HPA/ or contact the Academic Coordinator, Robin Durfee, at robin.durfee@wsu.edu or 509.358.7987.