“The most rewarding part of my work is that I help save lives. Referral processing is essential to the effective treatment of our patients and, and we pride ourselves in providing excellent service.”Crystal Diaz, MHA ’06
Manager of the Referral Center at LAC + USC Medical Center
All MHA students participate in the 1000-hour Residency Program, which puts classroom theory into practice and ensures that skills are sufficient to secure employment after graduation. Many graduates report that this distinctive program is among the most beneficial aspects of their Price MHA experience.
Working under the direction of a senior-level manager, students will:
Examples of organizations at which USC Price MHA students have completed their residency:
“The residency component was a determining factor. Experiencing different departments in a hospital and working on projects that affect patients really set the USC Price program apart from all others.”Pernell Jones, MHA ’10, Past President, USC Student Health Council
International Labs are experiential learning opportunities in which students integrate classroom knowledge with professional practice by providing policy-related consulting services outside the United States.
The USC Price School’s interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral approach to research contributes to shaping real-world solutions and improving the quality of life for people and their communities, here and abroad. Price houses 13 research centers, institutes, and initiatives.