The University of Providence (UP) School of Health Professions is proud to announce two new division chairs

May 02, 2019

The University of Providence (UP) School of Health Professions is proud to announce two new division chairs: Dr. Frankie Lyons and Dr. Cynthia Gustafson. Dr. Lyons will focus her work on the non-nursing health programs while Dr. Gustafson will manage all the nursing programs.

Frankie Lyons, EdD, MHA, BS, RT(RM)

  • Division Chair, Health Programs School of Health Professions
  • 12 years of practice as RT(RM)
  • 23 years in higher education

Dr. Lyons loves the new role she is in at University of Providence. She gets to combine her passion for healthcare education and leadership in a dynamic, innovative environment.

Currently there are a variety of degrees for non-nursing personnel www.uprovidence.edu/school-of-health-professions/

Certificates

AHI – Applied Health Informatics

  • 12 credits; four online asynchronous courses in the program
  • Program is designed to help new front-line managers optimize use of data and informatics
  • Cohorts start in January and August

Medical Assistant Certificate

  • 15 credits, 10-month program
  • Didactic portion on line
  • 2-3 skills labs that are face-to-face on Saturdays located in three states
    • Wilsonville, OR
    • Renton, WA
    • Great Falls, MT
  • Final four weeks are a clinical internship with the students working 40-hour weeks in a physician office or clinic
  • Cohorts start in January and August
  • Face-to-face orientation

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Surgical Technology

  • 25 credits of prerequisite course work
  • GPA requirement
  • 3 semesters of 12 months; 41 credits
  • Didactic portion on line
  • Labs every weekend are face-to-face in Everett, Olympia, and Spokane, WA
  • Last 16 weeks is a clinical internship (32 hours/week)
  • Cohorts start in January and August and have face-to-face orientations

Graduate

Master of Healthcare Administration

  • 36 credits; six semesters; 24 months
  • Capstone 1 and 2 over the final semester
  • Online asynchronous courses
  • Cohorts start in January and August with face-to-face orientation

Master of Science – Infection Prevention and Epidemiology

  • Five and a half semesters
  • Capstone Project completed the final semester and a half
  • Cohorts start in January and August with face-to-face orientation

The University of Providence is a four-year, liberal arts, Catholic institution with the main campus located in Great Falls, Montana. Providence St. Joseph Health and partner organization caregivers qualify for a special tuition rate on all Health Profession programs. For more information contact: 800-856-9544 or 406-791-5202.

Email: admissions@uprovidence.edu

Mailing Address:
1301 20th Street South
Great Falls, Montana 59405