Once again, WELCOME to UMUC and HCAD 600 As a first assignment, please prepare a short reflective paper entitled: The Value of a Graduate Degree in Healthcare Administration from UMUC. Do not write in the first person. Make sure that your paper meets the following requirements: • Be between 600 – 800 words (inclusive) • Use 12 point Times New Roman font with 1 inch margins • Address “the value” with a minimum of three reasons • Describe what UMUC has to offer a graduate student You will receive detailed feedback based on a standardized rubric that is used to assess each graduate student’s writing when they start their studies at UMUC. The feedback you receive is intended to help you identify specific areas of your writing style for focused improvement. The goal is to help each student develop extremely strong writing skills as one of the basic outcomes of their graduate education.