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Health and Human Services Graduate Program Faculty

Learn from Leaders

At Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, the online Master of Health and Human Services Administration is delivered by professors who are working professionals in the health and human services field. Our experienced faculty bring real-world administrative experience to their classrooms. The faculty work experience enhances the students' ability to apply their learning to the workplace. You'll learn from instructors who can help you unlock your full leadership and management potential while you develop a deep understanding of the policy, regulation, financial and collaborative skills it takes to build a successful and sustainable health and human services organization.

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Program Director

  • Program Director

    Dr. Larson received her doctoral degree in Health Administration from Central Michigan University and her Master's degree in Health and Human Services Administration from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Dr. Larson's career also includes 40...


  • Adjunct Instructor

    A long-term care administrator for more than 20 years, Professor Strittmater holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from St. John's University and a master's degree in Health Administration from the University of Minnesota.

  • Adjunct Instructor

    A leader in the healthcare industry for more than 10 years, Professor Kleinsasser holds a bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration and a master's degree in Public Health and Human Services Administration.

  • Adjunct Assistant

    Michael Lee brings more than 15 years of experience as an advocate, educator, writer, researcher and human services professional.

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor

    A registered nurse, Professor Brodin has worked in a variety of high-intensity healthcare settings and has helped trained countless other nurses to provide exceptional patient care in the most trying environments.

  • Adjunct Instructor

    A licensed social worker with more than 35 years of experience in the field, Professor Casper-Robeson holds a master's degree in Vocational Rehabilitation.

  • Adjunct Instructor

    Professor Lovrein has more than 30 years of applied experience in healthcare and behavioral healthcare. He served as State Director and Commissioner of Hospitals and Behavior Health Care in Georgia and West Virginia.

  • Adjunct Instructor

    Professor Bina is an active member of the Minnesota and national Medical Group Management Association (MMGMA and MGMA), the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE), and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).