For 80 years, Brooklyn College has offered a core curriculum of liberal arts and sciences. Its general public health master’s program trains graduates for work as managers, administrators, researchers and planners in a variety of public-health jobs. Its master’s program in health care policy and administration prepares graduates for work in health-care and public health agencies as administrators and policy analysts.
Master of Public Health Program (MPH)
This program, accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health,
provides graduate-level training for students interested in pursuing or
in advancing careers in public health. Successful applicants to the
M.P.H. program include health professionals and recent college
graduates. The program offers two concentrations, a general public
health track and a more specialized health care policy and
administration track. The degree offers classroom, online, and
internship experiences and provides the opportunity for students to work
closely with a faculty mentor. By offering all classes in the evenings
in Brooklyn and Manhattan, the program is geared to the needs of working
adults. Graduates of the program are employed as managers,
administrators, researchers, and planners in hospitals, not-for-profit
agencies, community programs, departments of health, and state and
national health organizations.
Description: This concentration provides an overview of various public health sectors and offers students a broad understanding of the public health system. Graduates work in various health settings as managers, administrators, researchers, and planners.
Description: This concentration provides students with an understanding of the health care and public health systems; the policy process; the political, social and economic context of health policies and the principles of program planning, development, budgeting, management and evaluation in organizational and community initiatives. Its specific focus is on the public health and health care sectors. Its graduates work as administrators and policy analysts in health care and public health agencies.