Main Content

Leveraging Your MHA Degree: Tips for Standing Out in the Job Search in 2024

Embarking on the intricate journey of healthcare administration requires more than just earning a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree – it demands strategic navigation and a proactive approach. Through Abilene Christian University’s esteemed MHA program, you will not only attain a prestigious academic credential but have also honed a comprehensive set of skills essential … Continued
Pierre

Faculty Spotlight: Trinette Pierre

An advocate for preparing healthcare professionals to become better-equipped leaders in clinical and hospital environments, Dr. Trinette Pierre brings enthusiastic passion and hyper-focused skill sets to her students as an adjunct professor in the Master of Healthcare Administration program. Well-decorated with numerous awards, recognitions, and publications, Dr. Pierre is not only eager to teach students … Continued

Burnout and Stress: Mental Health Crisis Hits America’s Healthcare Workers

BY LOGAN CHURCH-OWENS The American mental health crisis affects everybody. The COVID-19 pandemic brought a simmering systemic issue to a boiling point. Rising levels of depression and anxiety impact large portions of our population within every category of age, race, and class—but one group hit particularly hard by this trend is healthcare workers. In fact, … Continued

Garner

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Catherine Garner

A Calling, Not Just a Job Dr. Catherine Garner never slows down. Whether mentoring ACU Online’s nursing students, traveling to every single county of Tennessee for a Senate campaign, building one of the nation’s first online nursing programs, leading a large multi-campus clinic system at the height of the crack epidemic or helping launch a … Continued

Healthcare leadership

Planning your Healthcare Leadership Career

Written by Suzanne Moss Richins, RN, DHA, FACHE, Adjunct Faculty/SME, ACU Master of Healthcare Administration Program The healthcare industry is experiencing a rapid transformation. From adapting to the challenges of providing care during a pandemic to creating innovative ways to retain staff and improve employee morale, more traditional models of care delivery are being reevaluated. … Continued

Mercer

Student Spotlight: Kristi Mercer

Meet Kristi Mercer: wife, mom and recently named Project Director of Development for the Institutional Campaign Priority Process at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Before landing her current position, Mercer decided to go back to school to pursue a Master of Healthcare Administration from ACU Online, hoping to develop her expertise and increase … Continued