Education Opportunities

LeadingAge Minnesota Education

LeadingAge Minnesota offers an extensive array of educational programs and networking opportunities designed for professionals in the field, including a variety of Certificates for participants in advanced professional development courses.

Health Support Specialist

The HSS Registered Apprenticeship Program is an innovative education and on-the-job learning opportunity designed to elevate the direct caregiver. Apprentices learn how other departments function to improve teamwork, learn to problem solve at the direct care level, and gain confidence and skills. HSS emerge as leaders amongst their peers. Apprentices are trained by mentors within their organizations and faculty within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System for this new career, recognized by the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry. Empower and elevate your direct care staff with HSS!

College Partners

Minnesota Private Colleges

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

University of Minnesota

Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)

HOSA provides a unique program
of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult and collegiate students interested in health occupations. Minnesota students and schools can find out more about membership by contacting Minnesota HOSA. 

HealthForce Minnesota

Health Force Minnesota: Transforming Education. Advancing Practice.

HealthForce Minnesota is a Center of Excellence within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Center serves as a collaborative partnership of education, healthcare providers and the community to increase the number and expand the diversity of healthcare workers; integrate health science education practice and research; and build capacity for both education partners and the provider community to work together and enhance care and services for Minnesotans. LeadingAge Minnesota serves on the Executive Alliance as well as its Healthcare Education Industry Partnership Council.

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