MPH in Health Policy & Management – Revised Curriculum for Fall 2019
MPH in Health Policy & Management prepares students to plan and manage public health programs in a variety of urban settings; analyze the impact of health and non-health policies on population health; and advocate for policies that promote the health of urban populations. It emphasizes intersectoral approaches to policy and management in urban settings and the economic dimensions of health policy. Graduates work in health and other settings as managers, policy analysts or policy advocates. Credits: 42
Graduates plan and manage public health programs, analyze the impact of policies on population health, and design and advocate for policies that promote the health of populations.
|Admission Requirements for all MPH concentrations||
|Additional Admission Requirements||Preferred but not required: three undergraduate courses (9 credits) in one or more of the following disciplines: Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Policy, Urban Affairs, Political Science, Management or Sociology.|
|Apply||All degree-seeking students must complete the SOPHAS application.
|Foundational Knowledge (0 credits)||PUBH 601 Foundations of Public Health Knowledge*|
|Core Coursework (15 credits)||PUBH 610 Public Health Leadership & Management|
|PUBH 611 Health Equity, Communication, and Advocacy|
|PUBH 612 Designing and Evaluating Public Health Interventions|
|PUBH 613 Designs, Concepts, and Methods in Public Health Research|
|PUBH 614 Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis Methods in Public Health Research|
|Required Coursework (15 credits)||HPAM 620 Public Health Management|
|HPAM 621 Health Economics|
|HPAM 622 Public Health and Health Care Law|
|HPAM 623 Comparative Analysis of Urban Health Care Systems or HPAM 624 Public Health Advocacy|
|HPAM 625 Public Health Policy Analysis|
|Elective Coursework (6 credits)||Two (2) electives chosen in consultation with faculty advisor|
|Practice Experience (3 credits)||PUBH 696 Supervised Fieldwork|
|Culminating Experience (3 credits)||PUBH 698 Capstone Project|
|Total Credits Required||42|
*PUBH 601 must be completed during a student’s first semester. Students who obtained a bachelor’s degree from a CEPH-accredited college will be waived from this requirement.