MPH Health Policy and Management Program Competencies

  • Apply “systems thinking” for resolving organizational problems.
  • Apply legal and ethical principles to examining existing or proposing new public health and health services.
  • Apply methods of ensuring community health safety and preparedness.
  • Apply principles of strategic planning and marketing to public health and health care.
  • Apply quality and performance improvement concepts to address organizational performance issues.
  • Apply the principles and components of program planning, development, budgeting, management and evaluation in organizational and community initiatives.
  • Apply theories of the policy process for improving the health status of populations.
  • Communicate health policy and management issues using appropriate channels and technologies.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills for building partnerships.
  • Identify the main components and issues of the organization, financing and delivery of health services and public health systems in the US.