The University of West Florida’s (UWF) online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program


The University of West Florida’s (UWF) online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program strives to develop engaged, healthcare professionals who use evidence-based strategies and applied skills to improve operations, quality of care, affordability and access. Our MHA program includes instruction in administration, finance, health economics, human resources, systems operation, quality improvement and organizational behavior and embraces qualities essential to future healthcare careers. The program is 100% online to accommodate busy professionals. Healthcare administrators are in demand to lead healthcare entities that focus on patient-centered care, while managing rising healthcare costs. At UWF, we provide students with the skills to engage in ongoing changes in health systems. Demographic pressures, advances in medicine and technology, and increased health regulations have led to a rapid increase in the demand for this field. Healthcare administrators typically work in hospitals, outpatient clinics, private practices, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, and mental health organizations.


Admission Requirements

The first step is to submit an application for graduate admission (plus a $30 application fee) and be accepted for admission into the University of West Florida. The next steps are:
• Submit official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions previously attended
• Submit GRE or MAT scores*
• Submit a letter of intent describing your work experience and reasons for pursuing the degree, including
how the degree relates to your career goals
• Submit three recommendation forms
• Submit a résumé
*The test requirement may be waived if one of these conditions is met:
• The applicant has a 3.5 GPA or higher
• The applicant has a 3.0 GPA and three years of relevant work experience in a healthcare organization that
would normally require a bachelor’s degree
• The applicant holds a terminal degree (Ph.D., J.D., Ed.D. etc.) or an advanced professional degree (M.S.,
M.A. etc.) from an accredited program


Have questions about this program or the admissions process? Contact our graduate admissions team
at graduate@uwf.edu


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Lurie Children’s Administrative Internship Summer 2020


The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is offering a paid Administrative Internship for the summer of 2020. 


Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest freestanding pediatric provider in the region with a 135-year legacy of excellence, Lurie Children’s is an academic pediatric healthcare leader committed to providing unsurpassed healthcare for children and educating future healthcare leaders. 


In the Administrative Internship, you will be responsible for completing a variety of projects that support hospital-wide operations as well as individual departments and divisions. This role will report to a preceptor/mentor within the organization to guide potential projects and foster an enriching educational experience. The Administrative Intern will be asked to attend a variety of leadership meetings to gain a better understanding of the organization and will be asked to provide a brief presentation at the end of their internship to highlight their achievements. 


Application materials include: 

  1. Resume 2. Cover Letter 3. 500-word essay explaining (a) current skills that would contribute to the mission 

of Lurie Children’s and (b) specific goals to achieve from the summer internship experience 


Candidates must have completed the first year of their Master’s Degree in healthcare administration, business administration or a related field to qualify. 


Application Window: December 13 – December 31 

For more information and to apply, visit us at luriechildrens.org/jobs Job Title: Summer Administrative Intern 

Washington University School of Medicine’s Executive Management Fellowship deadline approaching soon!

The Executive Management Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is an extension of our belief that only through the thoughtful leadership of a diverse group of bright and talented individuals can creative solutions be found to some of the challenges at the forefront of the health care frontier.


The fellowship is a two-year program designed to provide participants with a thorough exposure to the operation and governance of a nationally ranked, research-based medical school and academic medical center. Through the mentorship of senior leaders of the school, fellows engage in executive-level discussions and participatory decision-making on complex issues that shape and influence the operation and governance of the school in all aspects of its mission, including its research, education and patient care delivery enterprises.


Please see the attached brochure or follow the link to apply and learn more about the fellowship program: https://medicine.wustl.edu/executive-management-fellowship/


For additional questions please contact our fellows, Nygel Williams and Amanda Wilkins execmanagementfellowship@wustl.edu.


We look forward to receiving your application!


Executive Management Fellows

Nygel Williams · Amanda Wilkins · Sobia Shahab (2016) · Kashwayne Williams (2014) · Andwele Jolly (2012)

Hartford HealthCare Administrative Fellowship

 Hartford HealthCare’s (HHC) postgraduate Administrative Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for recent master’s prepared graduates from an accredited program in Health Administration (MHA), Public Health (MPH) and Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent to develop their leadership potential through project management, structured learning, and key relationships with Senior Leaders. The 12 month program is coordinated under the direction of HHC’s President & Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Flaks.

During their tenure of this project based fellowship, fellows are expected to lead large system projects within their functional area and be an active participant in smaller scale projects and initiatives. These projects will allow the fellow to develop their verbal, written and interpersonal skills, analytic ability and will provide the opportunity to implement theory into practice. Preceptors will do their best to select projects that meet the needs and interests of the fellow and ultimately, the needs of the organization.


The goals of the fellowship program are to:

– Identify candidates for management and future leadership positions within HHC

-Provide experiences that will develop skills and leadership potential

-Provide “hands-on” experience that will allow fellows to apply theory into practice

-Provide coaching and mentoring opportunities to develop skills of fellows

At the conclusion of the fellowship program, fellows will be equipped to be agile, future healthcare system leaders.


The application deadline is Wednesday October 2nd. For more information about the Hartford HealthCare Fellowship and application materials please visit, https://hartfordhealth.org/adminfellowship or contact Quian Callender, at hhcadministrativefellowship@hhchealth.org and stop by our table at the NAHSE Career and Residency Fair in October 2019 during the Annual Educational Conference.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Administrative Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Administrative Fellowship program is an integrated program that offers learning experiences in both the Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS) and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (SOM). The program is a 24 month, rotation based program that trains young professionals and helps them develop leadership skills and qualities.


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Visit: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/adminfellowship/apply/

Online Application: https://nafcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login

Children’s Mercy Kansas City Administrative Fellowship

Program Description

The Children’s Mercy Kansas City Administrative Fellowship is designed for postgraduate individuals interested in an administrative career in pediatric health care. Fellows receive hands-on experience in both clinical and non-clinical areas of Children’s Mercy Kansas City. This is provided through a combination of project work, rotations, observations, and shadowing experiences. The fellowship aims to provide the fellow with hands-on administrative experience in a wide variety of administrative discipline, expose the fellow to executive leadership at all levels within the organization, provide the fellow with projects that are aligned with both the fellow’s interests and career goals and the interests and needs of Children’s Mercy, and prepare the fellow for a leadership career in a pediatric health care facility.


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If anyone has any questions, feel free to contact adminfellow@cmh.edu.


MD Anderson Administrative Fellowship

Program Description

The MD Anderson Administrative Fellowship offers an opportunity to learn about the organizational structure, philosophy, values, and mission of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. 


The 18-month fellowship is an operations based program that focuses on nurturing independence and learning through measurement and evaluation of progress toward educational objectives. The primary intent of the program is to offer early careerists an opportunity to translate academic theory into practice and further develop their leadership styles in a large, academic specialty non-profit hospital.


 The MD Anderson Cancer Center Administrative Fellowship provides:

-Knowledge of organizational dynamics gained from working with senior leadership throughout the Institution

-An opportunity for inexperienced managers to obtain an applied foundation in financial management, ambulatory care management, research administration, human resources administration, facility, and strategic planning

-An understanding of the common values shared by all health care professionals at MD Anderson

-Competitive advantage in key healthcare competencies needed by tomorrow’s executives.    


The Office of the President administers the program with support from the MD Anderson Leadership Institute, and strong connections to the clinical operations, finance and research enterprise.  


Program Objectives: 

-Translate and apply financial, economic, market and performance information and models to expand, improve and optimize organizational performance.

-Demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare system and environment in which health services are provided

-Effectively manage relationships, influence individuals and groups, and communicate to take action in the pursuit of organizational goals.

-Develop and define a vision, take initiative, provide direction, manage change, and participate in the planning, development, communication and monitoring required to establish and achieve organizational goals.


To Apply:

-The online application will open June 12, 2019 and close at 11:59 p.m. CDT on September 19, 2019. All of the following application material must be submit to DISCOVER System Online Application: 


-Personal Statement indicating interest in pursuing an Administrative Fellowship at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, including both short- and long-term goals. The statement of interest should be no longer than one page, single spaced, 12-point font.

‘Three letters of recommendation (at least one academic and one professional). There will be a prompt in the online application to send recommendation requests directly to your references.

-Official graduate school transcripts to be self-uploaded into DISCOVER System Online Application (from all graduate institutions attended).

To Apply URL:



Contact Person

-Name: Chastity Boudreaux

-Email: MDAadminfellow@mdanderson.org

Phone: 713-792-1845

Spectrum Health Postgraduate Administrative Fellowship

This one-year fellowship gives postgraduate students a rich, professional learning and working experience in health care operations and administration. Spectrum Health is a leading integrated health system and West Michigan’s largest employer.


The goals of the program include:

-Develop the problem-solving and decision-making skill sets used in complex health care organizations.

-Lead or be involved in projects covering a wide range of administrative areas, including finance, human resources, hospital operations, health plan operations, medical group operations, strategic planning, insurance, marketing, information technology, facilities, quality and medical affairs.

-Enhance leadership and critical-thinking skills by working one-on-one with senior executives.

-Participate in valuable networking experiences that promote future career opportunities.


The structure of the Spectrum Health fellowship allows individuals to study and work in every area of the health system while also participating in projects suited to their specific interests and career goals. At any one time, a fellow could be involved in projects in finance, information technology and strategic planning—all varying in size and scope.

Fellows report directly to Tina Freese Decker, President & CEO of Spectrum Health. Under her supervision, fellows work with and participate as members of the senior leadership team, enabling them to gain experience through interaction with executive leadership. This is accomplished by attending board meetings, attending executive and medical staff meetings, and participating in strategic planning.


Important Dates

-Spectrum Health must receive all applications by Friday, September 20, 2019.

-Those selected will interview in October.

-The typical start date is between May and July.


For more information Click Here



Lynn Patterson, Executive Assistant Spectrum Health 
221 Michigan Street NE, Suite 501, MC060
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 

Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is pleased to announce that it is seeking two Administrative Fellow for July 2020. The one year administrative fellowship in beautiful Portland, Oregon, will provide a qualified candidate with the opportunity to explore the management and operation of OHSU Healthcare – Oregon’s only academic medical center. We’re also nationally distinguished as a research university dedicated solely to advancing health sciences. This allows us to focus on discoveries to prevent and cure disease, on education that prepares physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals for the evolving health care environment, and on patient care that incorporates the latest advances. We have more than 16,000 employees, operate the top-ranked adult and children’s hospitals in Oregon, and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million. As a public organization, we also provide services for the most vulnerable Oregonians and outreach to improve health in communities across the state. Description Under the direction of the CEO Practice Plan and the COO of OHSU Health, the fellows will participate in high-level projects, management decision-making processes, and strategy development that span the adult hospital, adjacently located children’s hospital, and community clinics. Projects will be determined based on both the needs of the organization and the interests of the fellow, and are intended to help the fellow develop and refine important managerial competencies, including analytical, communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills. As a result, the fellow will have ongoing interaction with the entire administrative team involving a broad range of operational issues.



Interested candidates should have completed a MHA/MBA/MS/MHSA/MPH or other health-related master’s program from an accredited (CAHME/AUPHA) graduate program by June 2020. Additionally, the prospective fellow should exhibit the following qualities and behaviors:

-Desire to be challenged at a high level
-Flexibility and ability to deal effectively with ambiguity
-Service and team oriented
-Excellent written and communication skills
-High level of energy, enthusiasm, and curiosity
-Interest in the management and operation of an academic medical center
-US Citizen


Application Prospective candidates should submit application materials through the National Administrative Fellowship Centralized Application Service (NAFCAS) by October 2, 2019.


Key Dates

-Application Deadline: October 2019
-Selection Announcement Date: November 2019
-Start Date: July 2020


Matthew Waldrop

Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Mail Code: CR 9-6
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-494-1219 | Fax: 503-494-8020
Email: waldrop@ohsu.edu

Duke Primary Care Administrative Fellowship

If you are beginning a career in health management and seeking an opportunity to expand your knowledge of the field while gaining valuable experience in an ambulatory care environment, we encourage you to consider the Duke Primary Care Administrative Fellowship Program. Established in 2016, this 2-year program for masters-prepared candidates combines rotations in various areas of the primary care network with meaningful project opportunities, all designed to further develop competencies relevant to ambulatory care management. During the first year, fellows will gain exposure to clinical operations and strategic network management through shadowing opportunities and projects that pair practice management concepts with network and health system initiatives. In the second year, fellows will have the opportunity to further align their professional goals and interests with focused project work, while working closely with our senior leadership team.



*Ambulatory Care Experience Not Required*



Applications are due September 13, 2019 at 11:59pm EST. For more information, please visit: https://adminfellowship.duhs.duke.edu/dpc/apply.


Contact adminfellowshipdpc@dm.duke.edu if you have additional questions.


Duke University Hospital Administrative Fellowship

The Duke University Hospital Administrative Fellowship provides a comprehensive exposure to hospital operations in one of the nation’s leading hospitals. During the first year, Fellows participate in structured rotations throughout the hospital and health system, while also completing a diverse range of management projects. During the second year, Fellows pursue an area of interest based on personal and professional goals, as well as organizational opportunities. Throughout the fellowship, Duke University Hospital Fellows gain invaluable experience in hospital operations through exposure to Senior Administration, significant project work and structured rotations.


Applications are due September 13, 2019. To apply, please visit: https://adminfellowship.duhs.duke.edu/duh/apply.


Contact adminfellowshipduh@dm.duke.edu if you had additional questions.


Duke Revenue Cycle & Financial Management Fellowship

The Duke Revenue Cycle & Financial Management Fellowship offers the opportunity to gain in-depth experience and knowledge of how revenue cycle operations management impacts all levels across the health system. Efficient revenue cycle management is vital to health system sustainability and affects many aspects of hospital and clinical operations, such as clinical care-giving and documentation, hospital admissions, and the patient experience. Throughout the 2 years of fellowship, the Revenue Cycle Fellows will gain familiarity with diverse revenue cycle organizational/operational issues in the health system and gain practical administrative experience via involvement in various projects and rotations.


Applications are due September 13, 2019 at 11:59 EST. To apply, please visit: https://adminfellowship.duhs.duke.edu/prmo/apply


Contact adminfellowshipprmo@dm.duke.edu if you have additional questions.

VUMC Administrative Fellowship

The VUMC Hospital & Clinics Administrative Fellowship Program is a two-year, rotation and core-competency based program that provides comprehensive training and development for individuals seeking a leadership career in health system administration. Fellows are provided with an in-depth understanding of Academic Medical Center operations through exposure to various clinical and administrative areas. In addition to gaining robust contextual and functional knowledge, fellows take part in multiple hands-on learning experiences through immersions in various Patient Care Centers or Core Service Departments to gain competency in the skill-sets, processes, and tools required of modern health system administration. In the last months of the program, fellows are able to demonstrate their training and development through placement on the administrative team of a Patient Care Center or Core Service Department. Within this team, fellows work with increasing autonomy and responsibility to produce various deliverables, or lead various teams, before completing the program. The primary goal of the program is to develop participants through measurable demonstration of healthcare operations, knowledge, and skill-set competency, in order to successfully assume leadership roles in health system administration.


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Applications Accepted: July 1, 2019 – September 13, 2019


If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email VUMCAdminFellowship@vumc.org

VUMC Administrative Nursing Fellowship

The Administrative Nursing Fellowship is a two-year opportunity working with the Chief Nursing Officer and senior nursing leaders of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Hospitals and Clinics. This position will gain broad exposure to an academic medical center and develop a better understanding of operations, finances, physician services, and patient care services while working on various in-depth projects. The Nurse Fellow will follow the same See One, Do One, Lead One Structure as the non-clinical administrative fellow.


Fellows spend approximately their first six months rotating through 25 clinical and administrative areas throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Each rotational experience, lasting anywhere between 1 and 5 days, gives the fellows the opportunity to meet various leaders and quickly gain a comprehensive understanding of Academic Medical Center operations. Additionally, as part of the See One phase, each rotation includes an introduction to a critical skill-set, tool, or process used in health system administration.


Following the See One phase, fellows progress to the Do One phase where they spend the next 6 months applying the various skill-sets, tools, and processes through multiple hands-on learning experiences. Fellows are immersed in various Patient Care Centers or Core Service Departments, where the leader of that particular area acts as the preceptor.


In the final phase of the program, Lead One, fellows are matched with a Patient Care Center or Core Service Area where they are given opportunity to leverage their prior learnings to work with increasing autonomy and responsibility on various projects or programs according to their interest and institutional priority.


Fellows are able to adapt their experience to meet their unique interests and career aspirations by completing the core competencies in the area(s) of their choosing. Time is also reserved for fellows to participate in various strategic projects, professional development opportunities, formal training’s, and senior leadership meetings throughout the program.


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Applications Accepted: July 1, 2019 – September 13, 2019


If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email VUMCAdminFellowship@vumc.org