Administrative Fellowship Program


Candidates must have earned by the start of the fellowship an MHA, MSHA, MPH, or MBA from a CAHME, AASB, or CEPH accredited program with an emphasis in healthcare management, and have demonstrated an academic performance level of a 3.5 GPA or above. Candidates that have completed the didactic curriculum of such program and need to complete a one-year fellowship for conformance of their master's degree will also be considered. Prior healthcare industry experience is preferred.

The most promising applicants are individuals who demonstrate leadership skills, superior academic performance and relevant work experience related to healthcare. Candidates must be able to work independently, have strong analytical skills and are self-starters, with strong organizational and time management skills. Excellent candidates will be knowledgeable of past and current health industry perspective and possess the ability to balance multiple projects and tasks.


St. Joseph Health is a member of the National Council on Administrative Fellowships (NCAF), a collaboration of leading administrative fellowship sites and graduate health management programs, to improve the application process and fellowship experience.

St. Joseph Health will be participating in the National Administrative Fellowship Centralized Application Service (NAFCAS). NAFCAS is a simplified and streamlined application process for candidates interested in applying to administrative fellowships.

Below you will find links to both the NCAF site (for information regarding standardized application dates and deadlines) and NAFCAS (a universal fellowship application portal).

NCAF Homepage: Includes standardized application dates and an overview of Code of Good Practice.

NAFCAS Application Portal: Informational page until is opens on July 19th, 2016

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