MPH, Concentration in Health Policy and Management


The MPH in Health Policy and Management (HPM) allows students to develop competencies in the theories, methods, and skills relevant to policy and managerial decision-making within the health system. The curriculum focuses on generating and disseminating evidence-based research to inform the development, organization, and implementation of health services and policies.

This program is supported by the Department of Health Policy and Management.

Completion of all course requirements, including the two final projects (preceptorship and culminating experience), ensures that graduates have attained the MPH core competencies and the MPH with a concentration in Health Policy and Management competencies:

MPH Core Program Competencies
MPH in Health Policy and Management Program Competencies

View Information and Application Requirements for MPH Program

Biology Competency Requirement: Students are required to pass all 3 exams or successfully complete the courses prior to or within the first semester of coursework. Courses do NOT count toward the minimum 42 credit hours for the MPH degree. View more information on Public Health Biology Competency exam.

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