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The Department of Interprofessional Health and Aging Studies (IHAS) at the University of Indianapolis offers an undergraduate certificate in aging studies, graduate certificates in gerontology and health professions education, master’s programs in gerontology and healthcare management (HCM), a doctorate in health sciences and many dual-degree options. Our mission is to help individuals who have a passion and caring for the cycle of life and prepare them to serve individuals, groups, businesses, and communities as leaders, educators, scholars, and advocates. And, because all of our programs consist of 100% online coursework, it works well for busy working adults!

Contact: Colleen Hepner


Phone: 262-800-1417


Member of LeadingAge Indiana

Member of Indiana Assisted Living Association

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The Doctor of Health Science (DHSc) program at the University of Indianapolis is primarily an online program that provides interprofessional and scientific examination of multiple, intersecting factors that impact the health and well-being of individuals and diverse communities. The DHSc degree provides health professionals with advanced knowledge and skills to positively impact health practices in today’s complex societies. Graduates will be prepared to serve as leaders, advocates, educators, and scholars in health science.

Society is filled with older adults who are approaching their later years with energy and passion, as well as those who find themselves challenged by health, finance, or other issues. An MS in Gerontology from UIndy offers both breadth and depth in promoting a positive and holistic view of aging. This 100% online program equips students with the knowledge and skills to support, improve, and enhance the lives of the older adults in their communities.

The 100% online MS-HCM program, provides students with a solid understanding of skills necessary to become successful in healthcare management. The program offers a long-term care and a home and community-based track. The long-term care management concentration is for students looking to work as administrators in skilled healthcare, assisted-living, and residential care facilities, while the home and community-based care track prepares students for positions in hospice, home healthcare and outpatient care centers.

Check out Dr. Heidi Ewen's session on Preparing Future Healthcare Management in the On Demand Library. 

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