In-Person Immersion in New York City
"Going to immersion and meeting all my professors and students in person was something I was really looking forward to and it solidified that interaction that we have weekly through live classes."
Daniel John, Online MHA Student
Occurs: One time in Term 2
Length of immersion: 2.5 days
Location: New York City
As a student in NYU Wagner’s Online MHA program, you will participate in an in-person, two-and-a-half day residential immersion in New York City during your second term. Immersion is an opportunity to connect with your cohort, faculty, and other members of the NYU community, while developing critical skills. During immersion, NYU Wagner covers lodging and most meals.
Immersion Course Topics
Immersion Course: Skill-Building for Healthcare Managers (1.5 credits)
The workshop is an intensive introduction to the skills threaded through the Online MHA curriculum:
Build effective management communication skills through an interactive, team-based negotiation simulation.
Leadership & Ethics
Discuss leadership and use feedback from an innovative 360 assessment tool to craft a personal leadership development plan.
Learn how to evaluate evidence and best use it to make effective decisions.
Explore career development theories, reflect on your own career path, and learn how to tell your professional story.
These engaging sessions are led by some of NYU Wagner’s most experienced faculty.
Explore the NYU Network and Community
The immersion is an opportunity to meet faculty and classmates living and working around the country, as well as put concepts learned in online courses into practice.
Relationship-building is an essential component of the health administration field, and the immersion helps you develop networks and lasting relationships that you can carry into your career in health administration.
During the immersion, you will have access to NYU’s facilities and resources, and attend both professional and social events with faculty and classmates.
Upcoming Immersion Dates:
The in-person Immersions for Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 are postponed to a date to be determined. Students will complete the online version of the Immersion course, Introductory Immersion: Skill-Building for Healthcare Managers, during January term in 2021.