How to Apply for an Administrative Fellowship
The UPMC Administrative Fellowship is intended for immediate post-graduate training. Interested applicants, prior to starting the fellowship program, must have a master's degree* from an accredited university in:
- Business Administration (MBA)
- Health Administration (MHA)
- Public Health (MPH)
- Or other related master's degree program
Candidates must also possess excellent analytic and communication skills, and should be motivated and self-starting.
*Candidates finishing master's degree programs requiring an administrative residency after completing classroom curriculum are eligible to apply. Accepted candidates are required to complete both years of the administrative fellowship program. Applicants who have completed their graduate studies more than 18 months prior to the time of application generally will not be considered.
Please be sure to follow all application instructions for consideration:
Please submit the following application materials in a single PDF to the NAFCAS portal.
- Administrative Fellowship Application Checklist (download the PDF)
- Personal Statement (two page limit):
- Describe how an Administrative Fellowship at UPMC aligns with your professional career goals. If you are applying to more than one UPMC Administrative Fellowship program, briefly describe your interest in each program.
- Discuss your first work experience (college or earlier) and describe the valuable skills it gave you.
- Provide a brief summary of hobbies and personal interests.
- Resume or curriculum vitae
- Official or unofficial undergraduate transcript
- Official or unofficial graduate transcript
- Two letters of recommendation (one professional, one from graduate program director or professor)
- NAFCAS requires three letters of recommendation; for the UPMC application, the third letter may be the applicant's choice.
All Applications are due by October 2, 2017.
UPMC is a proud member of the National Council of Administrative Fellowships (NCAF) and will be following their uniform timeline of events.