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2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jul 23, 2024
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Policy and Management, MPH

The MPH in Health Policy and Management (HPM) prepares students for careers as public policy analysts, advocates for public health and high quality care, and professionals engaged in the development and implementation of health policies. The program provides professional development through a combination of coursework, a health policy or management related practicum, a Public Health Leader-in-Residence, and other curricular activities.

This two-year, 45-credit Program prepares students for careers in both health policy development, analysis and advocacy and program and organization management in public health agencies, foundations, other nonprofits and the private sector. Graduates of our MPH Program should be well-prepared to pass the Certification in Public Health (CPH) exam, pursue related Doctoral studies and/or obtain professional employment in public health and related sectors, nationally and globally.

In order to be eligible for graduation, students must complete 45 credit hours with a B average or better including a supervised 200-hour practicum, and prepare a scholarly master’s essay relating to culminating experience.

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