..allows students to develop the skills required for designing, implementing, analyzing and evaluating health-related policies and programs within both governmental and private-sector settings. The program is geared for individuals pursuing policy-oriented careers within a variety of settings, including public health agencies, legislative and regulatory bodies, advocacy groups, community and philanthropic organizations, professional associations, and organizations involved in health care delivery, purchasing, and financing.
…prepares you for managerial careers and leadership positions in health care organizations such as hospitals, medical group practices, and insurance companies. The program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and has over 300 alumni.
The program provides students with the theoretical and methodological foundations necessary to conduct creative, independent research on health systems, with the ultimate goal of identifying pathways to improved health system performance through evidence-based policy and management. Graduates will pursue careers as health services researchers, professorial careers, and health policy analysts and consultants.