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CURRICULUM PLANNING

HPA Policies and Procedures (pdf) »
This is the recently updated HPA Policies and Procedures that will serve as a guide for your navigating through your plan of study.

Internship Preparation

HPA Internship Guidelines (pdf) »
Includes student, preceptor, academic advisor and academic coordinator responsibilities for student internship experience

  • HPA Internship Proposal: PDF » | Doc »
    Must be completed at the beginning of student's internship experience.

Graduate School Forms

  • Graduate School Change of Program: PDF » | Doc »
    Must be completed if your approved Master's Program of Study has changed.
  • Graduate School Committee Change: PDF » | Doc »
    Must be completed if members of your committee, as listed on your filed Master's Program of Study, change.

Final Exam and Thesis

Graduate School Thesis Guidelines (pdf) »

Graduate School Final Exam Scheduling
To schedule your final exam, you must have an approved Master's Program of Study and Application for Master's Degree on file with the Graduate School.

Graduation Procedures

  • Graduate School Application for Master's Degree: PDF » | Doc »
    To apply for degree you must have an approved Master's Program of Study on file with the Graduate School.
  • Graduate School E-mail Release: PDF » | Doc »
    This form must be submitted before correspondence with a new email address can take place.

Need to re-enroll after absence?

Graduate School Re-enrollment (pdf) »
Must be completed if you have been on graduate leave for more than 12 months and wish to re-enroll at WSU for credit. A $25 re-enrollment fee is also required after 12 months.

Additional Graduate School forms »

HPA STUDENT CLUBS

Association of Healthcare Students

Mission Statement: To promote professional development among healthcare students through academic excellence and community outreach. Email: ahs@wsu.edu

Spokane campus student government:

ASWSUS

The Associated Students of Washington State University Spokane (ASWSUS) is the representative body of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at Washington State University Spokane. ASWSUS initiates and coordinates student activities, represents student interests, needs, and welfare, and acts as liaison between students and university faculty, staff, and administration.

Registered Student Organizations

All other recognized student clubs on the Spokane campus.

CAREERS

Job Placement Rates for MHPA Graduates

Since 2012, 88% of WSU MHPA graduates secure employment within 3 months of graduation. Here are some of the positions that they have recently accepted (as of March 2014):

  • Administrative Fellow, Centura Health System, St. Anthony Hospital, CO
  • Administrative Fellow, Centura Health System, St. Anthony North Hospital, CO
  • Administrative Fellow, MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, WA
  • Administrative Fellow, Skagit Regional Health, Mt. Vernon, WA
  • Associate Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt, Providence, Issaquah, WA
  • Performance Improvement Manager, Emmi Solutions, Chicago, IL
  • Clinical Operations Analyst, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi
  • Health Services Consultant, Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, WA
  • Director of Physicians’ Practice, and Multi-Department Director, Memorial Hospital of Carbon City, Rawlins, WY
  • Delivery Consultant, Cerner, Mesa, AZ
  • Performance Improvement Specialist/Better Health Improvement, Mineral Community Hospital, Superior, MT
  • Director of Nutritional Services, Providence Health System, Spokane, WA

Professional Opportunities

  • Senior Program Associate, Empire Health Foundation
    Full-time job. Read More (pdf) »
  • Administrative Fellowship, American Hospital Management Company
    One-year administrative fellowship. Read More (pdf) »
  • Administrative Fellowship, Ochsner Health System
    One-year administrative fellowship. Read More (pdf) »
  • Academic Medical Center/Physician Group Fellowship, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
    One-year fellowship. Read More (pdf) »
  • Health System Materials Management Fellowship, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
    One-year fellowship. Read More (pdf) »
  • Administrative Fellowship, North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System
    One-year administrative fellowship. Read More (pdf) »
  • Fellowship Junior Project Leader, Northeast Georgia Health System
    12 - 15 month fellowship. Read More (pdf) »
  • Administrative Fellowship, Mercy Health
    One-year administrative fellowship. Read More (pdf) »

For additional fellowship postings, please check the Directory of Postgraduate Administrative Fellowships often at http://ache.org/postgrad

If you do not see a job posting you are interested in, below are great resources for additional job opportunities:

If you are interested in posting a job here for our current students or our alumni to see, please email us at: hpa@wsu.edu

Career Services

Career Services are available to help students with resumes, cover letters, interviewing and more.

Campus Point

Campus Point is a service that helps to find placements for recent college graduates. To see a brochure about their services, please click here. The HPA contact is allie@campuspoint.com or via telephone at 503-595-2390 x324.

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CONTACT US

HPA Office
Phase I Classroom Building 133
Spokane campus
E-mail: hpa@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-358-7980
Fax: 509-358-7984

Kyle Ross
Academic Coordinator
E-mail: kwross@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-358-7987
Office: Phase 1 Building 137

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