MPH With Health Policy and Management Concentration Curriculum

MPH With Health Policy and Management Concentration Curriculum

For students who started the HPM MPH prior to Fall 2016, please consult this curriculum page.

To complete this degree, you will take a combination of Public Health Core Courses, HPM Concentration Courses, Public Health Electives Courses, and Public Health Practical Experience Courses that together total 45 credits. The specific distribution of courses is as follows:

  • Public Health Core Courses

    Take all 5 courses for a total of 15 credits

    • A519 Environmental Science in Public Health (3 credits)
    • B551 Biostatistics for Public Health I (3 credits)
    • E517 Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • H501 U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy (3 credits)
    • S500 Social and Behavioral Science in Public Health (3 credits)
  • Health Policy and Management Concentration Courses

    Take all 5 courses for a total of 15 credits

    • H611 Policy Design, Implementation & Management (3 credits)
    • H616 Leading Public Health Service Organizations (3 credits)
    • H619 Financial Management for Public Health Organizations (3 credits)
    • H628 Healthcare Information Systems (3 credits)
    • H641 Public Health Ethics (3 credits)
    • H658 Health Policy and Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • Public Health Electives Courses
    • H670 Grant Proposal and Administration for Public Health (3 credits)
    • H613 Emergency Preparedness for Public Health (3 credits)
    • H644 Health Impact Assessment (3 credits)
    • H624 Developing Strategic Capabilities (3 credits)
    • H657 Cost-Effectiveness (3 credits)
    • H670 Law, Poverty and Population Health (3 credits)
    • S614 Program Planning and Evaluation (3 credits)
    • E601 Advanced Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • A640 Public Health Applications of GIS (3 credits)
  • Public Health Practical Experience

    Take both courses for a total of 6 credits

    • H602 Public Health Internship (3 credits)
    • H711 Capstone Experience in Health Policy and Management (3 credits)

Full Time and Part Time Options to Fit Your Schedule

Whether you wish to go to school full time or you prefer to go part time to accommodate work or family obligations, we can meet your needs. Below are sample schedules showing you how you might schedule your courses for each option.

  • Sample Full Time Schedule

    Fall Year 1

    • Core H501 U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy (3 credits)
    • Core S500 Social & Behavioral Science in Public Health (3 credits)
    • Core E517 Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3 credits)


    Spring Year 1

    • Core A519 Environmental Science in Public Health (3 credits)
    • Core B551 Biostatistics for Public Health I (3 credits)
    • Concentration H628 Health Information Systems (3 credits)


    Summer Year 1

    • Elective Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Elective Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Experience H602 Internship (3 credits)


    Fall Year 2

    • Concentration H619 Health Economics for Public Health Professionals (3 credits)
    • Concentration H641 Public Health Ethics (3 credits)
    • Concentration H616 Leadership in Public Health Organizations


    Spring Year 2

    • Concentration H611 Policy Design, Implementation and Management (3 credits)
    • Concentration H658 Health Policy and Program Evaluation (3 credits)
    • Experience H711 Capstone Experience in Health Policy and Management (3 credits)
  • Sample Part Time Schedule

    Fall Year 1

    • Core H501 U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)


    Spring Year 1

    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)


    Summer Year 1

    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Fall Year 2

    • Concentration H619 Health Economics for Public Health Professionals (3 credits)
    • Concentration S510 Introduction to Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)


    Spring Year 2

    • Concentration H611 Policy Design, Implementation and Management (3 credits)
    • Concentration H616 Strategic Planning for Health Services Organization (3 credits)


    Summer Year 2

    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Experience H602 Internship (3 credits)


    Fall Year 3

    • Concentration H641 Public Health Ethics (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Spring Year 3

    • Experience H705 Health Policy and Management Concentration Project (3 credits)

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