HomeHealthcare ManagementWhy St. Kate’s

Why St. Kate’s

As a healthcare management major at St. Kate’s, you’ll benefit from a comprehensive business education that draws on exceptional faculty, attracts outstanding students, weaves a focus on ethics into every course, provides introductions to a wealth of rich opportunities for excellence.

Learn from experienced faculty

At St. Kate’s, you’ll have the opportunity to learn, work and study with business faculty who have real-world experience that enriches their theoretical expertise. Other full-time professors, adjunct and international faculty provide just the right balance of the theoretical and the applied. You’ll not only become familiar with business theory and practice, but you’ll also begin to learn the art of being a successful businesswoman.

Professional results

Faculty will work with you during your four years at St. Kate’s to develop your business portfolio, a requirement of graduation for students in the business administration department. Presenting a portfolio at a job interview is a powerful way to get the attention of potential employers and prove that you are the right woman for the job.

Technology is fully integrated into the curriculum, and faculty will work with you as you learn to perform online research and prepare computer-based presentations. You will learn to integrate technology into your solutions for business problems.

Solid reputation

St. Kate’s students frequently receive statewide recognition and scholarships through such organizations as Delta Mu Delta, an international business honor society, and Financial Executives International. St. Kate’s also has an active chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon, the national business fraternity, which offers practical business experience and connections with business executives to members along with opportunities to network with students from other colleges and universities.

Each year, faculty members nominate two students to receive scholarships granted by the Twin Cities Chapter of the Financial Executives Institute (FEI). St. Kate’s has a high success rate in this scholarship competition. We credit this success to the caliber of the program and its students and to the faculty’s personal knowledge of their students.

Connect with alumnae

St. Kate’s Professional Partnership program will match you up with successful alumnae in your field of interest who will provide links with other professionals and career advice. Most students also participate in internships during their junior and senior years. Internships will allow you to refine your skills, broaden your perspectives and make valuable professional connections. The Entrepreneur Internship program matches business majors with women-owned businesses.

Opportunities come to you

More than 60 companies visit campus to meet students, share information about their companies and recruit potential interns and employees at the annual St. Catherine Business Career Fair. Workshops prepare students on résumé writing, researching companies and interviewing. Many St. Kate’s students also attend the Minnesota Private College Job Fair — another excellent opportunity to connect with potential employers.