Preparing Health Leaders

As health care organizations continue to grow in complexity, advancing your degree becomes more essential for success and leadership in the industry. Our community of health professionals and experts will help you advance your career. Saint Joseph’s faculty will guide you from your first class to preparing you to make your impact on the world.

Earn a career in the health administration field online.
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Pick Your Pathway

Pick Your Pathway

Immerse Yourself

No matter where you’re studying health care online, your experience will be hands-on, collaborative, and connected to the world around you. Join us to see how our curriculum can launch your career as a leader in the health administration fields.

Advanced Practicum

Health Information Management students participate in an on-site health care Professional Practice Experience (PPE), completing 60 hours of work on a health care site and 60 hours in a virtual lab, for a total of 120 hours.

Administrator-in-Training Program

Students can immerse themselves in the management of a Long-Term Care Facility, and is scripted with required rotations through the various departments in a facility.

Fast-Track to MHA

Get a head start on your MHA. Students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree programs can substitute graduate-level courses for comparable undergraduate courses and earn their MHA faster.

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Student Stories

Tonya Carlton

Master of Health Administration

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“My MHA will help provide me with the tools needed to further my career. My goal is to move forward and obtain a Director or an Executive position in a healthcare setting.”

Christina Maguire MHA

Christina Maguire

Master of Health Administration

“Understanding all aspects of the healthcare delivery system based on the curriculum of my MHA has been impactful for leading during change, especially the work of mastering effective leadership.”

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Tonya Carlton

Master of Health Administration

Tonya Carlton MHA 1

“My MHA will help provide me with the tools needed to further my career. My goal is to move forward and obtain a Director or an Executive position in a healthcare setting.”

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Christina Maguire

Master of Health Administration

Christina Maguire MHA

“Understanding all aspects of the healthcare delivery system based on the curriculum of my MHA has been impactful for leading during change, especially the work of mastering effective leadership.”

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Health Care Accreditations

Master Health Administration

One of the few in the country to be fully accredited by the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB), and the only NAB-accredited program available online.

Health Information Management

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Long-Term Care Administration

The only NAB-accredited (National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards) Long-Term Care program fully online.

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Partnerships

Health care students can take advantage of specialized partnerships that focus on your study to advance in your career path.

American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA)

When long-term care and health administration students and alumni join, they are able to use all of the resources available to further their career in healthcare. Additional resources include leadership, advocacy, and education.

RAYUS Radiology

This national Radiology provider offers continuing education and has internships and practicums available to SJC students. Since RAYUS is a leader in Radiology, our radiology alumni can network with RAYUS for professional opportunities.

Radiology Partnership

Our AS Radiologic Science program has partnerships with many teaching hospitals across the country, allowing students to complete their undergrad courses. Coupling this with the teaching facility, further allows the student to sit for their license once they complete their technical education portion with our AS degree. Students can then continue and earn a BS.

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Recent Employers

  • Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

  • Villa Haven Health and Rehab

  • Florida Health Care Association

  • S. Carolina Dept. of Health and Envir. Control

  • The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

  • Denver Hospice

  • Respiratory and Nursing Center of Dayton

  • Stonegate Senior Living

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • New England Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Johns Hopkins University

  • Ardent Health Services

Faculty

Michael Kevin Harrington, MATS
Michael Kevin Harrington, MATSProgram Director, Health Administration
Sheri Brinson, MBA
Sheri Brinson, MBAHealth Administration Faculty
Steven Chies, MSHA
Steven Chies, MSHALong-Term Care Administration Program Manager
Dr. Valerie Connor, MA, CC-SLP, CHES, AHI (AMT)
Dr. Valerie Connor, MA, CC-SLP, CHES, AHI (AMT)Health Administration Faculty
Kathleen Cross, MSN, RNC-OB, LCCE, CNE
Kathleen Cross, MSN, RNC-OB, LCCE, CNEHealth Administration, Information Management Faculty
Philip DuBois, MSHA, NHA, CNHA, FACHCA
Philip DuBois, MSHA, NHA, CNHA, FACHCALong-Term Care Administration Faculty
Dr. Colleen Halupa
Dr. Colleen HalupaHealth Administration Faculty
Guy Hoffman, MHA
Guy Hoffman, MHAHealth Administration Faculty
Michelle Knighton, MBA, RHIA
Michelle Knighton, MBA, RHIAHealth Administration Faculty
Reine Koffi, RHIA, CCS
Reine Koffi, RHIA, CCSHealth Administration, Health Information Management Faculty
Lori Redding, MSHA
Lori Redding, MSHAHealth Administration Faculty
Dr. Becky Urbanski
Dr. Becky UrbanskiHealth Administration Faculty
Ruthann Vaughan, RN, BSN, MBA
Ruthann Vaughan, RN, BSN, MBARadiology Faculty

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