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

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

The Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Health Policy and Organization is designed for individuals who are planning on management-focused careers in public health. Perhaps you aspire to be the executive director of a non-profit charitable organization or a senior-level manager in a health department or federal agency. Perhaps you are a physician, nurse, pharmacist, or other clinician who wants to move from direct patient care into a supervisory position with a broad focus on the health of a community.

Students in this program are introduced to the public health system and the fundamental skills necessary for practice in the public health sector and managing health care organizations. Required coursework includes basic management disciplines and selected content in economics, finance, marketing, law, and health insurance. This program is also offered online.

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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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