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Residency Program

Trinity University requires that all students in the On-Campus Program complete a 12-month Administrative Residency. The goal of this Administrative Residency is to provide students with a practical understanding of and appreciation for the relationships between the clinical and administrative sides of health care.

"Trinity prepares its students to engage in continuous learning throughout their respective careers, which is required in an evolving industry."

John Adams '12, Vice President Operations, INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center

The residency is an essential component of the educational process at Trinity University and the final phase of graduate study.

We believe management is a practical discipline, and the Administrative Residency allows students to apply conceptual knowledge learned in the classroom to everyday situations.

Residency placements cover the full range of health care settings, including acute-care hospitals, managed care organizations, consulting firms, long-term care facilities, and physician group practices. Placements are arranged between the department's Director of Residencies, students, and Preceptors. The Preceptor is a senior executive who agrees to guide the student through the residency and provide a comprehensive learning experience.

A faculty adviser is also assigned to each resident and makes an on-site visit during the residency period. Administrative Residents are required to complete papers and maintain contact with their Faculty Advisors. Residents are paid a stipend and considered full-time students. Six credit hours are earned during residency. Residency placements vary from year to year.

During the residency year, students work under the direct supervision of a senior-level administrator and are guided by an assigned faculty adviser. Students are placed in residencies throughout the United States.

Health Care Systems

  • Ardent Health Services-Hillcrest Health System – Tulsa OK
  • Baylor Scott & White Health – Dallas TX, College Station TX
  • Baylor Scott & White Health – College Station TX
  • Baylor Scott & White Health Hillcrest – Waco TX
  • CHI-St. Luke’s Health – Houston TX
  • CHS-Cedar Park Regional Medical Center – Cedar Park TX
  • CHS-Northwest Health – Arkansas
  • CHRISTUS-St. Frances Cabrini Hospital – Alexandria LA
  • HCA-HealthOne – Denver CO
  • HCA Houston Health Care – Houston TX
  • HCA Largo Medical Center – Largo FL
  • HCA-Medical City Healthcare – Dallas/Fort Worth TX
  • HCA-Methodist Healthcare – San Antonio TX
  • HCA-Mid America Division – Kansas City MO
  • HCA-St. David’s Healthcare – Austin TX
  • INTEGRIS Health – Oklahoma City OK
  • LifePoint Health – Multiple locations
  • Memorial Hermann Health System – Houston TX
  • Methodist Health System – Dallas TX area
  • Tenet-Baptist Health System – San Antonio TX
  • Tenet-The Hospitals of Providence – El Paso TX
  • Texas Health Resources – Dallas/Fort Worth TX
  • University Health System – San Antonio TX
  • Universal Health Services – Multiple locations

Children's Healthcare Systems

  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital – Little Rock AR
  • Children’s Health – Dallas TX
  • Cook Children’s Health Care System – Fort Worth TX
  • Texas Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital – Dallas TX

Consulting Firms

  • PwC – Multiple locations
  • The Chartis Group – Multiple locations

Healthcare Organizations

  • Innovista Health Solutions – Multiple locations
  • Lone Star Circle of Care – Austin TX
  • USPI – Multiple locations
  • Village Health Partners – Dallas TX