Saint Francis University
Saint Francis University offers a Master of Health Science (MHS) program conveniently online, designed for professionals in the healthcare setting who hold a bachelor’s degree and desire to pursue graduate education. The multidisciplinary design of the program is designed to address the educational needs of health professionals in their roles as clinicians, health educators, researchers, health administrators and a variety of other health settings.
Leadership in Healthcare
The MHS from Saint Francis prepares students to take on leadership roles in healthcare administration. With a MHS degree, current professionals are better prepared for roles such as department directors, hospital administrators, lab/clinic managers, or directing healthcare policy.
Affordable Convenience — 100% Online
This 30-credit MHS Program is offered online and includes structured courses and independent study modules offering maximum flexibility for busy health professionals. Most full-time employed students can complete the program in a two-year time period.
Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan college in the United States and one of the first Catholic colleges established in this country. Saint Francis University offers higher education in an environment guided by Catholic values and teachings, and inspired by the example of our patron, Saint Francis of Assisi. 99% of all Saint Francis University graduates move on to employment or graduate school within three months.
Saint Francis University is recognized as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report for the north’s master’s degree granting universities.
A Mind for Excellence: Saint Francis University offers higher education in an environment guided by Catholic values and teachings, and inspired by the example of our patron, Saint Francis of Assisi. The oldest Franciscan institution of higher learning in the United States, Saint Francis University is an inclusive learning community that welcomes all people.
A Spirit for Peace and Justice: University programs and activities foster such Franciscan values as a humble and generous attitude toward learning, respect for diversity and the uniqueness of individual persons, understanding of ethical issues, and reverence for all life. With a spirit of simplicity and joy, we provide opportunities for the University community to think critically and analytically, communicate effectively, and integrate theory and practice.
A Heart for Service: Saint Francis University offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts tradition, graduate and professional programs of study that emphasize personal and professional ethics, and continuing education opportunities for personal and career enhancement. We seek to inspire in all members of the University community a love of lifelong learning and a commitment to share their gifts and skills generously with others in a rapidly changing world.
Core Values and Guiding Principles: Goals of Franciscan Higher Education
- A humble and generous attitude toward learning
- Reverence for all life and for the goodness of all humanity
- A global vision
- Service to the poor and needy
- Respect for the uniqueness of individual persons
- A community of faith and prayer
- The spirit of simplicity and joy
- Franciscan presence
Saint Francis University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (267) 284-5000; www.msche.org).