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Being a former adult student himself, Adjunct Professor Kelly Garrett, knows that adult students are eager to learn something that is practical to their everyday work. "The real value we offer in the Mount's Masters of Health Administration program is the methodologies that students take away from class and can apply right away to improve their organizations," says Garrett.

New MHA Opening Reception
From left to right: Dr. William G. Forgang, Dean of the Bolte School of Business; Rev. J. Daniel Mindling, MHA Professor; Deborah Powell, Director of Graduate and Adult Business Programs; Dr. Ed Dolan, Director of the MHA Program; and Geoffrey Seidel, MHA Instructor; welcomed the first cohort of students at an Opening Ceremony on August 29, 2011 at the Frederick Campus.

Beginning August 2011, Mount St. Mary’s University will offer a Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University’s Frederick Center for Professional and Continuing Studies. Approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and developed by the Richard J. Bolte Sr., School of Business, the graduate program will serve the fast-growing health care industry.

According to Dr. William Forgang, Dean of the Bolte School of Business, “The need for strong decision-making skills and ethical leadership in health care has never been greater.  This program aims to meet that pressing need.”  The student base for the new program is expected to be drawn from area hospitals, medical practices, insurance companies, pharmaceutical firms, life science and biotech firms, and the health-related activities within Fort Detrick. The MHA degree will also serve individuals wishing to enter the increasingly complex health field....Click here to read more.

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