Online MHA Virtual Open House
Speaker Introduction Why an MHA? Why The University of Scranton’s MHA? Curriculum Industry/Career Outlook Why The University of Scranton Online? Q&A
Michael M. Costello, MBA, JD
•Mr. Costello is the Assistant Program Director for the online MHA Program. •Mr. Costello’s expertise lies in Health Care Law & Ethics, Health Economics, Long Term Care Administration, and Global Health Management •Mr. Costello currently serves as a consultant to the Moses Taylor Foundation. •Mr. Costello Previously served as an executive with the Moses Taylor Health Care System, comprised of two acute care hospitals and a 65 physician multi-specialty group practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania. •Mr. Costello currently serves a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives; and formerly served as President of the Healthcare Management Forum, a regional affiliate of the ACHE, and received the senior level Regents Award for the Northeastern Pennsylvania region of ACHE. •Mr. Costello has been an author or co-author of more than 50 published articles and book chapters.
-Increase competitiveness to current and future employers -Research shows 83.9% of Health Leaders held at least one master’s degree. 21.8% hold two masters degrees and/or a doctorate degree.
Why the MHA?
-Prepare for the challenges and responsibilities of Senior Leadership -Enhance your real-world organizational effectiveness -Evolve business acumen to include Strategic Planning, Finance, Corporate Development, Marketing and IT.
Why The University of Scranton?
Core Competency Models: Outcomes-based curriculum for immediate application Jesuit philosophy: A curricula framed by Ethics and Education for Justice, challenging students to be ethical leaders. Faculty Mentorship from Acceptance to Graduation
Why an MHA from The University of Scranton?
-Replica, in principle, of the highly ranked campus MHA program -A competitive program with peers that are leaders -Expert Faculty with Industry Recognition -Curricula incorporates the ACHE Healthcare Leadership -Alliance competency model with continuous Assessment: -Leadership -Professionalism -Business Skills and Knowledge -Knowledge of the Healthcare Environment -Communication & Relationship Management
Foundation Course HAD 500 Health Care Organization and Administration HAD 501 Health Care Financial Management HAD 505 Health Care Statistics and Research Methods HAD 519 Health Services and Systems Core Courses 32 credits Elective Course 3 credits
-What do MHA graduates do? -How does the MHA differ from an MBA? -What industries can I work in? -Long-term CareHealthcare Consulting -Health InsurancePhysician practice management -Acute Care Hospitals and Healthcare Systems -What is the job market like?
Why The University of Scranton Online?
-Earn the same prestigious credential as students who attend The University of Scranton campus -Career planning & development -Graduates from The University of Scranton's MHA program reported a 90 percent job placement rate and an average salary increase of $10,536 after graduation Based on a Graduate Survey (2012) -Internship and Residency sites have hired a large % of students that began residencies at their locations. -Flexibility - complete assignments on your own schedule -Discussion oriented learning - interact with experienced professional students -Mentorship & support - Specialized faculty resources for internship and career planning -Alumni Network
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Michael M. Costello, MBA, JD
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