University of Missouri Health Care is seeking top-performing graduates to join our Administrative Fellowship Program. Eligible applicants must be graduates with an accredited master’s degree in health care administration, public health, public administration, health informatics, business administration or an equivalent degree with a minimum of a B average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) prior to the start of the Fellowship. Applicants with an MBA or MPA degree must have a minimum of nine health care-specific credit hours or six months of work experience in health care. The application deadline for the 2018-2020 Administrative Fellowship is Monday, Oct. 1, 2018.

Required application materials

The first step in applying to the Fellowship program is to complete our online Fellowship application, or you can apply through NAFCAS.

In your online application, please include a personal essay of no more than 500 words that includes answers to the following questions:

  • Why you have chosen a career in health care leadership?
  • How do you see MU Health Care as a part of your long-term growth and development?

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Fellowship application and selection timeline

The application deadline is Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. Any application materials received after October 1, 2018 will not be considered.

Phone interviews

After a thorough review of all completed applications, selected applicants will be contacted to complete a phone interview. Not all applicants will be selected for phone interviews. The phone interviews will take place Oct. 2-12.

On-site interviews

For on-site interviews, top applicants will be invited to visit MU Health Care in Columbia, Missouri. Travel and accommodations will be made courtesy of MU Health Care. Applicants will be offered to attend Interview Session 1 or Session 2 based on availability. Each Interview Session consists of a dinner on Day 1 and interviews with executive leaders on Day 2. Interviews are scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon.

Interview Session 1: Oct. 15-16, 2018
Interview Session 2: Oct. 22-23, 2018

Final decisions and offers extended

Final decisions will be made at the end of October 2018, with offers extended on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.

The preceptor of the Fellowship is Peter Callan, Director of Talent Acquisition and Development at MU Health Care.

The Fellowship will begin late spring 2019.


A competitive salary and outstanding benefits package that includes generous retirement, vacation plans and tuition assistance for employees and family members accompany this position.

MU Health Care is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.