Health Services Administration

Where Are Our Graduates?

Graduate placements immediately after the administrative residency
Employment/ Employment Setting
(Immediately after Residency)
Number of Graduates in 2020 Number of Graduates in 2019 Number of Graduates in 2018 Number of Graduates in 2017
Total 19 25 33 22
Postgraduate Fellowship 2 3 4 0
Pursuing further education (including medical school) 0 0 0 0
International Students returning home without seeking U.S. employment 0 0 0 0
U.S. students employed overseas 0 0 0 0
U.S. Professional Positions:
Hospital or Health System 11 16 20 16
Medical Clinic or Physician Practice 0 1 0 3
Military or VA Facility 1 0 4 2
Association, foundation or voluntary agency (ACHE, AHA, W.K. Kellogg, etc.) 0 0 0 0
Insurance 0 0 1 0
Long-term Care or Home Health Agency 1 0 1 0
Consulting 2 3 1 1
Bio-tech/ Medical Device/ Pharmaceutical Company 0 0 1 0
Employed outside the healthcare sector 0 0 1 0
Other 2 1 0 0
Unknown 0 1 0 0

5-year graduate placement summary by position
Current Positions by Type Number of Graduates
(last 5 years: 2016-2020)
Executive Office (e.g. CEO, President, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Information Officer, Partner, Owner, etc.) 0
Chief Operating Officer/Vice President of Operations (e.g. Assistant Administrator, Division Director, Facility/Regional Administrator, etc.) 5
Management Staff (e.g. Manager, Unit Administrator, Practice Manager, etc.) 48
Senior Staff (e.g. Senior Analyst, Senior Consultant, Financial Officer, Information Officer, etc.) 10
Staff Specialist, Staff Support (e.g. Management Analyst, Medical Records Administrator, Consultant, etc.) 63
Physician 0
Associate Professor 0
Registered Nurse 0
Pharmacist 0

Other:

Occupational Therapist (1)

Physical Therapist (1)

Respiratory Therapist (1)

Unknown (1)

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Completion Rates for Recent Years*

Full-time student completion rates.
Full-Time Students % Graduated
Class of 2020 86%
Class of 2019 100%
Class of 2018 100%
Executive MHSA completion rates.
Executive MHSA Students % Graduated
Class of 2020 66%**
Class of 2019 43%**
Class of 2018 86%**

*Typical completion of the MHSA program is 3 years, however, all students are allotted 6 years from matriculation to complete the degree. Completion rates listed in the above chart are based on the number of full-time students who graduated from the MHSA program within 3 years of matriculation and the number of Executive MHSA students who completed the degree within 6 years of matriculation.

**Although some Executive MHSA students are unable to graduate within 3 years, nearly all complete the degree within the 6-year allowance.