The mission of this concentration is to provide students with the policy background, knowledge and skills that will be particularly useful in advancing careers involving management functions in health and healthcare related organizations. Courses address economics, law, finance, policy and principles of management.
Required Courses (12 credits)
Required for all student in the Health Policy and Management Concentration:
HPH 527 Health Economics and Policy
HPH 529 Fundamentals of Healthcare Management
HPA 510 Health Finance and Accounting
HPA 536 Health Law and Compliance
For the Health Policy and Management Plan of Study, click here.
For the Health Policy and Management Advising Sheet, click here.
Students planning to complete this concentration in conjunction with a dual-degree (MAPP, MBA, MD, MS Nutrition, MSW) should speak with the Assistant Director for Student Affairs. Credits to complete the dual-degree may be higher than that of other MPH concentrations.
The MPH Program is accredited by CEPH, and its Concentration in Health Policy and Management is also in candidacy for an additional, national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) as a secondary modality of the MHA Program.
*This is the approved curriculum for the Fall 2019 entering class. Students who entered prior to Fall 2019 should speak with the Assistant Director for Student Affairs about their plan of study.
For students who matriculated prior to Fall 2014, see the Assistant Director for Student Affairs for Public Health Practice concentration requirements.