MSPA students will demonstrate an investigative and analytic thinking approach to clinical situations
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
MSPA students will demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange with patients, patients’ families, physicians, professional associates, and other individuals within the health care system.
MSPA students will demonstrate care that is effective, safe, high quality, and equitable.
MSPA students will demonstrate a high level of responsibility, ethical practice, sensitivity to a diverse patient population, and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements.
Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
MSPA students will be able to assess, evaluate, and improve their patient care practices.
MSPA students will demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger system of health care to provide patient care that balances quality and cost, while maintaining the privacy of the individual patient.
The CSUMB MSPA program does not offer advanced standing.
Students must complete all curriculum components in sequence. All courses must be completed before advancing to the next semester.