Founded in 1955, the Sloan Program in Health Administration has been at the forefront of health administration education and research for over fifty five years and was the nation's first program to adopt a two year academic curriculum. Its name recognizes the generosity of the Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. Foundation, which selected Cornell to develop the new program and provided its original funding.
Today, the Sloan Program in Health Administration is preparing new generations of leaders to apply management and organizational expertise to the advancement of the health and well-being of people, families and communities around the world. For more than 50 years, the Sloan Program has set a high standard of excellence in health management education and training. Its approach is rigorous, innovative and hands-on. It is driven by preeminent faculty, engaged alumni, bright, dedicated students, and collaborations across Cornell's rich academic landscape. And it delivers a wide array of opportunities to those seeking careers in the dynamic and vital field of health administration.
Offering a Master of Health Administration (MHA), a dual degree MHA/MBA with Johnson at Cornell, a dual degree MHA/MPA with CIPA at Cornell, an accelerated Bachelors/MHA, and access to extraordinary Cornell programs such as hotel management, labor relations, design, and law, the Sloan Program prepares professionals for leadership positions throughout the health care industry.
The Sloan Program is built upon a foundation comprised of training in management; a solid understanding of the health care system, policy environment, ethics, public health and epidemiology; and hands-on learning in real world settings.
A rigorous academic curriculum combined with practical training prepares Sloan alumni to excel from the day they graduate.
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New York State Health Commissioner, Dr. Nirav Shah, visited the Sloan Program, February 26, 2014. [article]