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SHU Breaks Ground on Center for Healthcare Education

June 18, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University broke ground today on a new building to house its Colleges of Health Professions and Nursing. Located at 4030 Park Avenue in Bridgeport, the Center for Healthcare Education will be three stories comprising 117,000 square feet on 8.7 acres. “Like the recently completed Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center, the new Center for Healthcare Education will provide our students with all the latest technology used in their future professions,” says SHU President John J. Petillo. “The expanded space and updated equipment will offer new opportunities for learning and ensure that they graduate well prepared to make their mark in the booming health-care industry.”

Advisory Council Named for New Healthcare Information Systems Grad Program

June 1, 2012

As the world changes, so does Sacred Heart University. The school has created an Advisory Council for its new Healthcare Information Systems (HIS) Master of Science graduate program. The 36-credit program, announced earlier this year, will focus on the many ways healthcare information technology is evolving; its important role in helping hospitals, other health care providers and government improve how data is collected, reported and utilized; and the systems and processes that will drive this continuing transformation.

New Healthcare Information Systems Graduate Program Announced

January 1, 2012

Sacred Heart University will introduce a new graduate program in Healthcare Information Systems during the 2012-2013 academic year. The program will target health professionals with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least two years of practical experience in the health care or information technology fields. Applicants will include those seeking to complement their clinical expertise with technology skills to pursue a career change or career advancement in ambulatory and acute care settings. Applicants may also include information technology professionals without a background in health care who seek employment and/or advancement in a health care setting