Pearson Expands Online Degree Partnership with Duquesne University

New Health Administration Program Joins Top-Ranked Online Degree Programs

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA– Today, Pearson and Duquesne University announced the launch of a new online Master of Health Administration program for the University’s John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences. The program will begin in the 2019 fall semester and offer concentrations in health informatics and data analytics, population health and the first concentration of its kind- healthcare compliance and risk management.

The health administration program builds off the success of the partnership between Pearson and Duquesne University’s School of Nursing programs, launched in 2017 to increase access to online nursing degrees.

“Duquesne University is one of the top health sciences schools in the nation and we are thrilled to continue our partnership to help students make progress in their lives through learning,” said Iwan Streichenberger, president of Pearson Online Learning Services.

"We are delighted to launch this exciting partnership with Pearson to provide both working professionals and traditional learners access to one of the most rigorous and innovative online Master of Health Administration (MHA) programs in the country," said Dr. Fevzi Akinci, dean and professor of Duquesne University’s John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences. "Our students will be able to personalize their learning experiences through flexible course scheduling, carefully-crafted concentrations and real-word capstone projects. Consistent with our Spiritan mission, we are committed to preparing highly skilled and socially responsible future healthcare leaders regionally, nationally, and internationally."

Pearson provides comprehensive online program management (OPM) services and partners with more than 40 higher education institutions across the country and around the globe to implement and sustain over 300 undergraduate and graduate programs, which have produced more than 80,000 graduates.

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