Healthcare Innovation (MHI)

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The MHI is the first degree of its kind in the country --- an interdisciplinary, fully online, asynchronous program that prepares students to lead transformation in health care.

Students will learn how to create and sustain cultures of innovation in health care from multiple perspectives: personal competence for innovation, use of evidence in decision-making, remodeling system infrastructures, financing, communication, entrepreneurship, technology and policy-making. Students will develop competence in the design, application and testing of innovative processes and products, with a primary focus on preparing students to lead processes of innovation and transformation. Innovative thinking, planning, implementing and evaluation are emphasized throughout the program. The curriculum incorporates the latest trends in health care and is built upon collaboration with other professionals and faculty across diverse disciplines.

Graduates of the program will gain leadership skills to influence the future of health care and help transform and improve health care outcomes for consumers and communities.

Degree Offered

Healthcare Innovation (MHI)
Nursing and Health Innovation, College of

Location

Online

Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

Application Deadline

The following dates are for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Term Application Materials Start
Fall A 7/27/15 8/03/15 8/20/15
Fall B 9/21/15 9/28/15 10/14/15
Spring A 12/08/16 12/15/14 1/11/16
Spring B 2/15/16 2/22/16 3/14/16
Summer C 4/18/16 4/25/16 5/16/16

  

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Graduate Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirement

You must have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an international institution that is officially recognized by that country.

GPA requirement

You must have maintained a “B” (3.00 on a 4.00 scale) grade point average (GPA) in the last 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of undergraduate course work. If you do not meet the minimum GPA requirements, your application may still be considered.

If you are an international applicant, you must follow additional requirements.

Additional application requirements are needed when applying

The Educational Experience

Students will approach the study of innovation for the healthcare marketplace with a focus on advancing the system from multiple perspectives—personal competence for innovation, use of evidence in decision making, remodeling system infrastructures, financing, communication, entrepreneurship, technology, and policy making. Students will develop competence in the design, application, and testing of innovative processes and products, however, the primary focus is on preparing students to lead the process of innovation and transformation. Innovative thinking, planning, implementing, and evaluation are emphasized throughout the program. The curriculum incorporates the latest trends in health care and the opportunity to network with other professionals and faculty across diverse disciplines.

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