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FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University’s College of Health Professions is working with Stamford Hospital to launch a new full-time, 27-month master of physician assistant studies (MPAS) program, with an initial class of 28 students starting in fall 2016, pending accreditation.*Already more than 800 applicants have applied to attend the program since the application process opened last April, reflecting the rapid nationwide growth in demand for physician assistants (PAs). Up to 150 people will be interviewed for 28 seats in the inaugural class. The SHU MPAS program will be located in Stamford, on the second floor of Stamford Hospital’s Tandet Building located next to the main hospital on West Broad Street. The 13,000-square-foot space is in the process of a full renovation and will include a state-of-the-art lab, classrooms and a patient-assessment suite. The program will consist of a 12-month classroom phase followed by a 15-month clinical phase providing 2,000 hours of experience in several medical specialties. All students will complete clinical rotations primarily at Stamford Hospital as well as other SHU-affiliated hospitals and health-care sites.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – In its 2016 edition of America’s Best Colleges, U.S. News Media Group has placed Sacred Heart University among the top colleges and universities in the North. U.S. News also commended SHU’s online programs and programs for veterans. The rankings include nearly 1,400 schools nationwide.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University’s online master’s in healthcare informatics program is among “The 25 Best Online Master’s in Healthcare Informatics Degree Programs” as determined by TheBestSchools.org, an independent organization committed to helping students make informed decisions as they work toward career goals.