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Dr. Maureen Connelly Jones is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy and Director of Graduate Studies of the Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program 

Dr. Jones joined the College in 2021 as the Program Director of the MHA program. She joins the faculty with over 20 years of higher education experience and 30 years in the healthcare industry.  

She is a member of the Accreditation Council for the Commission of Accreditation on Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and served as a fellow for four years before this appointment.  

In previous roles, she coordinated accreditation and curriculum, developed online courses and certificate programs, and has taught in residential and online programs. Dr. Jones' research interests lie in educational assessment/outcome and healthcare leaders' competencies. 


  • PhD, Organization Development and Human Resource Management
    • Penn State
  • MS, Nursing and Adult Education
    • Penn State
  • BS, Nursing
    • Penn State

Research Interests

  • Healthcare leadership competency development
  • Course assessment methods
  • Educational outcomes

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