Maureen Connelly Jones, PhD, RN
Program Director, Master of Health Administration ProgramAssociate Professor
111 Washington Avenue
Room 105C
Lexington, KY 40506
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PhD, Organization Development and Human Resource Management

Penn State


MS, Nursing and Adult Education

Penn State


BS, Nursing

Penn State


Dr. Maureen Connelly Jones is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy. Dr. Jones joined the College in 2021 as the Program Director of the Master of Health Administration 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 prior to 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.

Research Interests:
  • Healthcare leadership competency development
  • Course assessment methods
  • Educational outcomes