MPH in Health Policy & Management

MPH – Health Policy and Management

The Master of Public Health (MPH) provides a balance of academic theory and real-world experience, ensuring students are prepared for a career in public health. Students in the Health Policy and Management (HPM) concentration will acquire skills in policy process, development, and analysis. Students explore current national and state public health issues and make policy recommendations to address those issues, as well as develop strategic capability for managing health services organizations in a policy context. 


The Health Policy and Management department is comprised of a renowned, award-winning and connected faculty. The faculty’s research interests are varied and focused on important local and global health issues, including the financing and delivery of health care, patient experience, food deserts, community health needs assessments and substance use disorders.

Health Policy & Management Faculty


All MPH candidates must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 45 credits. For those pursuing the Health Policy and Management concentration, the curriculum includes required core courses, Health Policy and Management courses, and elective courses. In addition, each student must complete an internship and a final concentration project. To see the curriculum, click a button below.


The MPH in Health Policy & Management focuses on four core competencies that serve as a measure of growth and criteria for assessment. 

HPM Concentration Competencies


Students may start the MPH program in either the Fall or Spring semester. The application deadlines are:

To Begin In The Fall
  • U.S Application Deadline: July 1
  • International Application Deadline: April 1

To Begin In The Spring
  • U.S Application Deadline: November 1
  • International Application Deadline: September 15

For detailed admissions criteria and instructions for applying to the Master of Public Health degree, click a button below.