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Mya Wilson, DHA

Title:

Adjunct Faculty

Programs/Classes Taught:

 

Programs:

Master's in Health Administration (MHA)
BS Health Care Leadership (HCL)

 

Areas of Expertise:

Public Health/Health Administration 

Biography:

In addition to 15 plus years of non-profit public health agency and professional health association experience, Mya is an accomplished program director with extensive practical knowledge in directing counseling and health promotion initiatives in private and public environments. Mya’s experience with governmental health departments and association management honed her skills to analyze beneficiary needs, design and execute health education programs, counsel on health issues, and evaluate project performance. Her expertise includes budgeting, fiscal and programmatic monitoring, strategic partnerships, marketing, and program implementation, administration and operations.

Education:

Mya holds a bachelor’s degree in community health from Northern Illinois University, dual master’s degrees in public health and business administration from Saint Xavier University and a doctorate in health administration from Central Michigan University.

Research and Interests:

Research Interest: Social injustice and health

Teaching Philosophy: My teaching philosophy dictates a student-centered approach that incorporates a variety of learning styles and assumes that both the teacher and learner bring something to the learning experience. One of my objectives as an instructor is to encourage students to critically think and to also help them find personal connections to the course material.

Contact Information:

Mya Wilson 

NLU email: mwilson41@nl.edu

LinkedIn: Linkedin.com/in/myawilson

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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