As COVID-19 hit the United States, it brought fear, confusion, and most concerningly, a complete lack of information. We watched as hospitals filled up, with little information on how the new virus worked or how to handle a pandemic. Not one to sit idly by, Dr. Jiban Khuntia, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Health Administration faculty member at the CU Denver Business School, saw this as a chance to make a difference. Read more
Only about half the graduates from the CU Denver Health Administration program end up running hospitals. In his search for new Health Administration Alumni Board members, Rulon Stacey, Director of Graduate Programs in Health Administration, wanted to find alumni who represent the variety of opportunities the program creates.
“Our program develops the best hospital administrators in the world, but that’s only half of the students we have,” said Stacey. Read more
Mason with family after graduation
What is your current position and what led you here?
I am currently a Business Intelligence Analyst at DaVita. Inc. I analyze metrics on how physicians interact with electronic health records.
My career really started working in a hospital. As odd as it may sound, I really like the atmosphere of working in a hospital because everyone has one mission, and it is to make someone else’s life better. Read more
Continuing our tradition of honoring our graduating students, two graduate and two undergraduate students were selected this Spring semester as recipients of the Outstanding Student Awards. These students are recognized for going above and beyond to excel in their classes, getting involved in the CU Denver Business School, and giving back to their communities.
Venkat Korlakunta, MS Information Systems
Venkat Korlakunta has always been eager to learn how systems work. Read more
The Business School welcomed CU Denver alum and healthcare leader Rulon Stacey as the new director of graduate programs in health administration on January 1, 2020.
Stacey, who has a BS in economics and a masters
in health administration from Brigham Young University, is no stranger to
Colorado. He received his PhD in public administration from CU Denver’s
Graduate School of Public Affairs and served as CEO of Fort Collins’
Poudre Valley Health System, which during his tenure received the
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—a recognition
established by Congress to commend U.S. Read more
Among the hundreds of graduates, four graduating Business School students were awarded the prestigious Business School Outstanding Student award. These students were nominated by someone at the CU Denver Business School for their excellent academics and commitment to success. Their journeys have included hard work, determination, adversity and triumph.
MBA in Health Administration
“Deciding to pursue an MBA in Health Administration at the CU Denver Business School is one of the best decisions I ever made,” said Breanna Wong, Health Administration MBA student. Read more
The CU Denver Business School has partnered with the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) to allow students in western states to enroll in qualifying graduate programs and pay in-state tuition.
The new tuition rates will begin in Fall 2017 for any newly admitted students. The qualifying programs include: