Format: In-Class, Accelerated Bachelor's to Master, Fast Track

The MPH with a concentration in Health Policy is offered by the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy.

The Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Health Policy is designed to train policy analysts at the master's level to work in government agencies; voluntary health organizations; local, state, and federal legislative bodies; managed care organizations; private industry; and consulting firms. The quantitative policy analysis content emphasizes skills appropriate to an active mid-level research career.

This MPH degree is designed for the individual who wants to contribute to the public discussion of health issues and policy making. The focus of training here is to give you skills in statistical and economic analysis so that you can help senior investigators write reports that recommend changes in our healthcare systems or that evaluate how well the systems work. You would most likely go to work as a mid-level analyst at places such as:

Program Requirements

Students in this track must complete 44 credit hours. This includes the MPH Core, Concentration requirements, electives, MPH Capstone, and internship. Full-time students generally complete this degree in two years or less (four to five semesters). Part-time students may take at least six-to-eight semesters to complete..

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Applicants to this program must meet the general admission requirements for the Master of Public Health degree program.

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