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Health Services Education

You are more than your job. You are a spectrum of thought and feeling — of care for those around you and a desire to help them stay healthy and safe. And like you, health care is more than one field. It’s a group of professions that share a common goal of caring for the whole person. When you become part of that community with a health care degree from Regis University, you open yourself up to a career of opportunity, flexibility and service. Whether you’re just taking your first steps in the world of health care, a working professional looking to expand your health care skills or an adult learner looking to change your career, Regis is your destination. You'll find nationally recognized programs and a dedicated faculty that will support you as you continue your evolution as an expert, compassionate healer in service of others.

    Why Pursue A Health Services Education Program At Regis?

    At the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, our mission is to advance the ideals of social justice and the health of our global community through innovative teaching and learning, as well as exceptional practice and scholarship. When you enroll as a working professional or adult learner looking to expand your career, you will enter a community of professionals driven by a common goal of becoming leaders in their field, as they work toward the advancement of local and global health care. At its core, the Rueckert-Hartman College is committed to nurturing respect for human diversity and inclusion. When you graduate from our programs, you will do so with confidence, because our dedicated faculty have helped you build the expertise you need to work successfully as a health care professional, anywhere in the world.

    How Will You Build Your Story?

    Explore our health services education programs to find out.

    What Sets Regis Health Care Graduates Apart?

    Here are just a few of the factors that help graduates from the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions stand out:

    • $104,280 is the average salary for health services managers1
    • 32% is the projected job growth for health services managers through 20292
    • Regis offers two optional graduate certificates designed to supplement your degree: Graduate Certificate in Health Care Education and Graduate Certificate in Health Care Business Management 1,2Bureau of Labor Statistics, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm

    Nurture Your Mind, Heal the World

    When choosing to pursue health care, either as a newcomer to the field or as a professional already working in health care and looking to expand your career, you answer a call to a lifelong adventure that will find you spreading healing and improving lives locally and globally. From the moment you start on this path, your awareness and respect for the natural diversity of the human community will grow. Your professional practice will be strengthened with the help of studies that instill the use of evidence and encourage you to implement your values in your work every day. All the while, you’ll discover hands-on opportunities — through our Center for Service Learning, Global Health Pathway, Clinical Simulation Laboratory and more — to further cultivate your soft skills in the field.

    • With the Global Health Pathway Program, gain a rich, transformative experience that will put your learning in contact with diverse populations. Choose a global health topic to study throughout your degree program, build global health competencies and complete a capstone that requires active and intentional immersion in diverse communities. Graduate with an expert, personalized and culturally intelligent skillset.
    • With our Clinical Simulation Laboratory, experience 12 rooms modeled to represent a full health center including hospital, outpatient, physical therapy and home care environments.
    • With our interprofessional education philosophy, build yourself up into a person whose presence creates stronger collaborative health care environments. Experience a curriculum that puts you in concentrated learning and practice settings with your peers and hone your innate abilities to innovate collaborative practice models that influence community health outcomes.

    Faculty Spotlight

    Melissa Bosworth, Program Director, Assistant Professor

    Melissa Bosworth, M.S. is a forward-thinking leader in health care, which she brings to her classrooms in Division of Health Services Education. She is the founder of Vertical Strategies, a consultancy catering to health-focused nonprofits. She is also the Executive Director of the Eastern Plains Healthcare Consortium, a network of critical access hospitals who share resources and create economies of scale to ensure rural health sustainability and independence. Bosworth spent ten years administering long-term care services for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, along with creating policy at the state level. She previously worked in the oral health safety net, where she worked within 20 state governments to bring dental access to those with no means to pay. Bosworth graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s in neurologic music therapy, and she completed her clinical internship at the Center for Music Therapy in Austin, Texas. Her graduate degree was earned at Regis University in Health Services Administration. Bosworth is a fellow of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Leaders program.

    Build Your Online Experience

    Regis is the only modern, Jesuit Catholic university in the Rocky Mountain region, but Rangers can live and learn anywhere. Designed for adult and working professionals, most online classes follow accelerated five or eight-week schedules. Programs also start up to six times per year, meaning you can pursue your education on your own schedule.

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