Healthcare Programs

Today’s healthcare industry is experiencing dynamic changes resulting in a never-before-seen healthcare delivery landscape that requires a unique skill set. Healthcare managers hold jobs in a wide variety of sectors that include: hospitals, clinics, long-term care, information technology, nonprofit organizations, public health, mental health, insurance, marketing, finance, and public policy. Concordia prepares you for professional positions that enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of health and wellness organizations and improve the delivery of healthcare services.

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Master of Public Health

Positions related to public health are predicted to grow nearly 20% nationwide by 2026 – nearly double the rate for all other occupations. While healthcare serves a critical role in diagnosing and treating injury and illness, a career in public health will allow you to focus on proactive measures for preventing injury and reducing the spread of disease.

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Master of Healthcare Administration

The MHA program prepares students for leadership positions in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, corporate medical systems, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, private practice offices, nonprofit, and community-based healthcare organizations.

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Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

If you hold a bachelor’s degree and are looking to transition to nursing, our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) second degree program offers a fast-track to a new career. Build on the foundation of your prior coursework and complete the ABSN with hands-on experience, in as little as 15 months. In addition to classroom time, you will complete 765 hours in clinical settings throughout the course of the program.

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Undergraduate Pre-Nursing Minor

Concordia University Irvine's Pre-Nursing minor will give you the educational foundation to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Through this unique undergraduate track, you will be able to earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology with a Pre-Nursing minor and be eligible for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program. Both degrees can be completed in as little as 5 years.

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Online Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management

Problem-solvers & caregivers, Concordia is ready to train & develop qualified professionals to meet the demand. Whether you’re new to the healthcare field or seeking to advance your career, Concordia University Irvine's Healthcare Management degree program will prepare you to take advantage of the new opportunities that will arise as the field continues to evolve.

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Dr. Cheryl Smythe-Padgham

Dr. Cheryl Smythe-Padgham
Assistant Dean and Director of Nursing

Dr. Catherine Sinardi

Dr. Catherine Sinardi
Academic Program Director/Associate Professor

Admissions Counselors

Melissa Hinrichs

Melissa Hinrichs
Nursing Admissions Counselor

Danica Dotson

Danica Dotson
Healthcare Management Admissions Counselor

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