Master of Health Administration
Harry Coffey has been working in the healthcare industry since 1973. He started as an assistant comptroller in a small community hospital in Rhode Island and entered the U.S. Navy while studying at The George Washington University for his masters. After 25 years in the Navy as a Medical Service Corps Officer, he ended up as the Deputy Medical Inspector General. For the past 12 years he has worked for the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, the DynPort Vaccine Company, and currently for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick....Click here to read more.
News & Events: Frederick
October 11-14, 2011
The Frederick Campus hosted its first Student Appreciation Week appreciation for our Fall II students who go about their busy day then diligently come to class for the evening. Pizza and sandwiches were available before classes started. The week ended with Happy Hour at Greene Turtle on Carroll Creek.
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.
OUTREACH PROGRAM CONNECTS EMMITSBURG & FREDERICK CAMPUSES
Recognizing the challenges presented by expanded and expensive advertising channels, the Frederick staff devised a new outreach program. Volunteers have been recruited to attend area events, man tables at a wide range of community activities, and for service on a variety of committees. These volunteers will serve as “community ambassadors” for Mount St. Mary's University. The goal of the program is to increase awareness of the Frederick Center and the programs offered there, and to increase enrollment in those programs....Click here to read more.