College of Health Professions

Health care management major

Scholarships and Awards


As a full member of the Association for University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), Towson HCMN students are elgible for a variety of awards and scholarships. Please check their website for additional information.


Health Care Management Award

At the end of the semester, the faculty of Health Care Management reviews the graduating students to see who qualifies as a role model for future students in our program.

The criteria for which faculty use to review students for awards consists of:

1. growth in understanding of the professional role;

2. leadership within the department in classes and undergraduate student activities;

3. exemplification of ideals of a professional in the filed of study;

4. adherence to ethical principles in the practice of the profession; and

5. demonstration of a spirit of civility and cooperative learning.


2013-2014 recipient of the Department Undergraduate HCMN Recognition Award

Nimra Iqbal

Nimra graduated Summa Cum Laud in May of 2014 from the Healthcare Management Program (includes business minor). She was on the Dean's list every semester of her college experience at Towson University, and was inducted into the Towson Univeristy AUPHA Chapter's Upsilon Phi Delta Honors Society. Nimra performed her internship at Chesapeake Urology Associates in the practice management department and plans to further her education to expand her knowledge-base in practice management and quality assurance.

Congratulations, Nimra!


 Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society                                                    


The purpose of the Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society is to further the professional competence and dedication of the individual members in and for the profession of healthcare management.

This purpose is achieved by: 

  • Recognizing students who achieve distinction in healthcare administration studies in universities and colleges.

  • Motivating academic excellence in students studying healthcare administration.
  • Recognizing, by means of granting honorary memberships, individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the profession.
  • Upholding and developing high professional standards and ethics for members of the profession.

The official colors of Upsilon Phi Delta are

crimson red and cobalt blue. The official flower

is the rose.    

Members are selected on the basis of academic achievements, service to the community and/or contributions to the healthcare management profession. Members must have a major GPA of 3.5 or greater, an overall GPA of 3.25 or greater, and have completed 18 upper level credits within the HCMN major. If interested in becoming a member please contact Dr. Engineer at

If you meet the membership qualifications, you will be notified by the Department of Interprofessional Health Studies to complete the application.

A membership fee of $25.00 payable to "AUPHA Upsilon Phi Delta" must be attached to the application and brought to Linthicum Hall, Room 121. Students can turn application and cash/check in to Cindy Wolfe in the front office from 8:30 am until 5 pm Monday through Friday. Members will be officially inducted into the honor society during the Department of Interprofessional Health Studies Annual Awards and Honor Society Event held each Spring.    


 Congratulations to our Spring 2014 Inductees!

Emily Barry

Alec Benitez

Ann-Sophie Juste

Diana Katsereles

Tyler Kurtz

Allison Lamardo

Thu-Truc Le

Catlin McAteer

Margaret Murphy

Kylie Olencz

Talia Plotkin

Kelsey Robinson

Thu Vuong




Department of Interprofessional Health Studies
Linthicum Hall, Room 121

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-4049
Fax: 410-704-4965


Undergraduate HCMN Award winner Spring 11

Courtney Pearson, Spring '11 was presented with the department Undergraduate Award in Health Care Management by Prof. Tighe and Prof. Casciani in 2011.





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