Through real-world examples and hands-on education, the Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership provides health care professionals with the training necessary to be adept and versatile leaders who can meet the complexities of today’s ever-changing health care environment with innovative solutions.

This 42-credit hour clinical leadership program emphasizes direct practice and application of content and skills learned from the program. It develops students into versatile and adept leaders willing to address the problems in the health care industry. Graduates are better prepared to anticipate and respond to change, set new direction, build partnerships and solve day-to-day problems. Skills like teambuilding, interprofessional teamwork, communication and creative problem solving are honed.

Meet the Core Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff in the Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership program bring decades of experience in academia, health care, teaching, scholarship, leadership and more.

Meet the Faculty & Staff

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The Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership is a rolling admissions program. Learn more about the program’s requirements.

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Meet Alumni of the Program

Alumni of the Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership come from diverse backgrounds in health care. Learn more about the graduates and where they work.

Meet the Alumni

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"Unquestionably, my colleagues and I have departed the Clinical Leadership Program with the central skills needed to develop and maintain effective relationships with others, build high performance teams, and the capacity to enhance the delivery of health services and programs in our communities."

Jacob Bustoz, MHS-CL, FACHE
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army
Class of 2014