Leadership & Innovation in Aging Studies Learning Opportunities
Whether you call it engaged learning, experiential learning or just being adventurous, we hope you will explore the learning opportunities that spark your interests, strengths and passions. At MSUM we’re committed to providing you the best opportunities to expand your knowledge and skills throughout your entire university career. You’ll be able to explore your passion as part of campus organization or gain hands-on experience by collaborating with community organizations for service learning and internship opportunities.
With the help of Leadership and Innovation in Aging Studies faculty members, you can complete applied research projects during your internship. These projects are designed to advance your knowledge in the field of aging and senior support services and give you an opportunity to present your student research project at and other venues.
Your required Leadership and Innovation in Aging Studies internship provides practical experience based upon the theoretical foundations learned in the classroom. You will develop your skills under the guidance of an experienced executive. The hands-on immersion in the field reinforces a commitment to the profession and helps to narrow your career path.
You will definitely find a Learning Community that fits your interests and helps you achieve your goals. Don’t worry if you’re undecided about a major; we offer several themed communities that are open to any major, as well as an Exploration Community that will help you figure out what your major might be!
With the help of Leadership and Innovation in Aging Studies faculty member, you may have an opportunity to earn Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) license to practice in MN and ND. Please contact Dr. Jitendra Singh for additional details.
A study abroad experience will elevate your personal and professional growth while developing cultural sensitivity required to provide highly efficient patient-centered care. In a study tour group, you’ll get a unique opportunity to learn about healthcare delivery in international healthcare settings. These faculty-led experiences integrate a global perspective of educational preparation, healthcare delivery and healthcare policy in an international environment. Faculty and students embark on international study experiences regularly, with additional opportunities continually being explored. Please contact the School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership for more information about the Dominican Republic and Ireland study abroad opportunities.