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Job Placement Rates for MHPA Graduates

For the graduating class of 2014, 100% of WSU MHPA graduates secured employment within 3 months of graduation. Here are some of the positions that they are in:

  • Administrative Fellow, Centura Health System, St. Anthony North Hospital, CO
  • Administrative Fellow, MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, WA
  • Administrative Fellow, Skagit Regional Health, Mt. Vernon, WA
  • Associate Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt, Providence, Issaquah, WA
  • Performance Improvement Manager, Emmi Solutions, Chicago, IL
  • Clinical Operations Analyst, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi
  • Health Services Consultant, Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, WA
  • Quality Improvement Coach, CHAS Clinic, Spokane, WA
  • Director of Physicians’ Practice, and Multi-Department Director, Memorial Hospital of Carbon City, Rawlins, WY
  • Delivery Consultant, Cerner, Mesa, AZ
  • Performance Improvement Specialist/Better Health Improvement, Mineral Community Hospital, Superior, MT
  • Director of Nutritional Services, Providence Health System, Spokane, WA

Additionally, 2015 graduates have secured the following positions:

  • Senior Executive in International Business Development, Artemis Hospital, India
  • In-person Assister and Outreach, Better Health Together, Spokane, WA
  • Tribal Liaison, Health Care Authority, Olympia, WA
  • Clinical System Analyst, Fulcrum Consulting, Inc. dba Contineo Health, Dallas, TX
  • Quality Coach, CHAS, Spokane, WA
  • Administrative Fellow, MountainView Medical Center, CA
  • Administrative Fellow, Skagit Regional Health, Spokane, WA
  • Payment Redesign Model Analyst, Health Care Authority, Olympia, WA
  • Operations Development Manager, Deaconess Medical Center, Spokane, WA
  • Administrative Fellow, Dignity Health, St. Francis Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Professional Opportunities

For additional fellowship postings, please check the Directory of Postgraduate Administrative Fellowships.
Below is a list of great resources for additional job opportunities:

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Career Services

Career services are available to help students with resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and more.

Campus Point

Campus Point is a service that helps to find placements for recent college graduates. The HPA contact is or via telephone at 503-595-2390 x324.

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