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

Immersion Highlights

  • 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:

Effective Communication

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. 

Evidence-Based Management

Learn how to evaluate evidence and best use it to make effective decisions. 

Career Development

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

Students in classroom

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.


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