Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Why Should You Choose Peirce’s Healthcare Masters?

Philadelphia’s adult learners know Peirce College is the place to continue their college education and earn a master’s degree. Wait. You didn’t know Peirce had master’s degrees? Dean of Graduate Studies Dr. Adrian Zappala explained our graduate program here last month in case you missed it.

MSCHA Professor DeVida RembertSo, you’re probably wondering if there’s a Peirce Graduate Studies degree that’s right for you. If you’re pursuing a career in healthcare leadership, then our newest degree could be the path you need to get there.

Peirce added our Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration in 2016, and our students have benefitted from how we’ve continued growing and developing the program by adding new classes, practices and formats. Today, healthcare students can come back to school at Peirce feeling confident and prepared to take this next step of their educational journeys.

Why should YOU come to Peirce College for a Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHCA)?

Today’s healthcare managers face evolving challenges requiring fast, strategic and ethical decision-making skills. Peirce’s MSHCA program prepares students for corporate healthcare leadership with the necessary skills to execute strategies for building effective, efficient and safe administrative practices for quality healthcare delivery and services.

As a student, you’ll develop healthcare management skills, enhance your healthcare administration portfolio and gain personal branding tools to secure or maintain a position as a healthcare professional. After completing all the necessary courses, graduates will be able to:
  • Manage and improve healthcare systems, technology initiatives and processes
  • Recognize and discuss the impact of the changes and challenges of the Affordable Care and Meaningful Use of Technology Acts 
  • Drive and execute change, innovation and adaptability by applying effective leadership practices and concepts
  • Understand the dynamics of fostering a culture of responsive leadership that promotes empowerment, teamwork and accountability in managing healthcare staff
The MSHCA program also coincides with our Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership and Management (MSOLM) program to reinforce leadership theories into our Healthcare grads’ minds.

If you or someone you know is interested in earning their Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration at Peirce, it’s easy to get started! Contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 215.670.9325 or email masters@peirce.edu with any questions. When you enroll, you’ll feel confident that a graduate degree is in your future because Peirce’s program is more convenient and flexible than you ever thought earning a master’s degree could be.

To learn more about our other Graduate Studies program, Organizational Leadership and Management, keep an eye out for the next Graduate Studies blog!