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UT Tyler Announces Second EHCA Cohort

December 6, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler
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The University of Texas at Tyler has admitted 25 students to its executive master of public administration in health care administration degree program for the fall 2012 semester, Dr. Martin Slann, College of Arts and Sciences dean, announced.

Offered within the UT Tyler Department of Social Sciences, the hybrid program is designed for busy health care professionals and administrators who have reached a point in their careers where they need advanced skills and knowledge to manage staff, organizations and health systems. It is the first program of its kind in East Texas.

Students are listed by hometown.

BEAUMONT – Randi Bledsoe.  

BENBROOK – Roberta Nicholls.  

DALLAS – Rossia Avery and Aric Whitington.

FORT WORTH – Alina M. Grays and Scott Muchow.

GILMER – Danny Robinson.

HAWKINS – Kenneth Wesley Wuerch.

HOUSTON – Shanik Medina and Elizabeth Mitchell.

JACKSONVILLE – Suzanne Fisher.

KELLER – Mona Gaw and Vicky Whitaker.

LANCASTER – Patricia Ann Vickerie.

LONGVIEW – Kell Ann Baggett and Joseph Sutton.

MISSION – David S. De La Rosa.

NACOGDOCHES – Dorothy Collier.

PFLUGERVILLEJimmy Clyde Epperson Jr.

ROCKWALL – Bonnie Lankford.

TYLER – Chris Bergfeld, Neil Davis, Emmanuel Ifeanyi Elueze and Randell King.

WHITEHOUSE – Tim Holland Jr. 

The classroom portion of each course is taught in an intensive week with the remainder of the course delivered online. Students begin in the fall semester, complete 36 credit hours in 12 courses and graduate 16 months later in December of the next academic year, according to Kerrie Anne Clark, program coordinator.

Students have diverse backgrounds to include hospital administrators, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, social workers, nursing facility administrators and consultants.

For more information or to apply, contact Clark, 903.566.7193 or kclark@uttyler.edu.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.
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