“The Healthcare Administration program at BYU-Idaho has been essential to my journey as a professional. I felt much more prepared and confident going into internships, and graduate school. In addition, the connections that I made at BYU-Idaho have paid off immensely. I am very grateful for my time in the program.”
Hayden Nielsen is currently working at Mayo Clinic in a dual role as the Operations Manager for the Department of Medical and Surgical Gynecology and as the Operations Manager of the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He joined the organization in 2020 as an Administrative Fellow. Prior to Mayo Clinic, he received a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from Brigham Young University-Idaho. While at BYU Idaho, he completed two internships at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City in Patient Experience and Quality Improvement. Hayden received a Master of Health Administration from Cornell University in May 2020. While in graduate school, he completed a Business Operations internship at American Vision Partners in Tempe, Arizona, and also worked as a Graduate Consultant for the Monroe Plan for Medical Care in Rochester, New York.