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Master of health administration info session in Lancaster

ATHENS, Ohio (March 21, 2006) -- Ohio University's School of Health Sciences may bring the Master of Health Administration degree and the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration to the Lancaster Campus.

Anyone interested in pursuing either program should plan to attend an information session at Ohio University Lancaster Campus, Room 419 Brasee Hall, Thursday, March 23, at 6 p.m.

Matthew Adeyanju and Douglas Bolon from Ohio University's School of Health Sciences will discuss the Master of Health Administration program as well as the graduate certificate in Health Administration.

Both programs, if offered, will be designed to meet the needs of working professionals. All courses will be offered on the Lancaster Campus, pending sufficient interest. Bolon stressed that he and Adeyanju will attempt to structure the program according to the needs of participants. "We welcome suggestions regarding delivery, timing and format."

The 60-hour MHA program includes such courses as Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System, Information Systems for Health Services, Administration of Health Organizations & Systems, Research and Quantitative Methods for Health Services, Health Policy, Program Evaluation and Assessment in Health Care, Health Care Finance, Epidemiology in Health Planning, Health Care Reimbursement, Health Law, Human Resource Management within Health Care, Strategic Planning & Marketing for Health Services, Management Applications in Health Care, Managed Care and Ethical Issues in Health Care.

Individuals wishing to participate in either program but unable to attend the information meeting should indicate their interest to Bolon, (740) 593-0750 or bolon@ohio.edu, or to Lancaster Campus Associate Dean John Furlow, (740) 654-6711, ext. 211, or furlow@ohio.edu.

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Media Contact: Lancaster Campus Relations Coordinator Jenny Larue, (740)654-6711 or larue@ohio.edu

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