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Master's of Public Health (MPH) with a Concentration in Health Policy & Management

MPH in Health Policy and Management provides students with core skills in management, policy analysis, public health economics and how to use evidence in decision-making. Students get specialized training in continuous quality improvement (with an option of obtaining the Health Care Professional Quality Improvement Certification), health system budget finance, and risk management in health systems (supporting getting the state of Florida health care risk management certification). Students completing this master's are positioned to start or advance careers in hospitals or health systems.

For the curriculum, students are required to complete 15 core MPH credits, 15 core HPM credits, 9 elective credits specific to the concentration, a 3 credit practicum and a 3 credit capstone course for a total of 45 credits.

The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) is being transitioned to a Department of Global Health. Admissions to the HPM Concentrations (MPH and PhD) are closed while the Department, along with the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs, remain focused on supporting the teaching and advising of current students.

Required courses

  • PHC 6000 Epidemiology I: Introduction to Public Health Epidemiology 3
  • PHC 6065 Public Health Statistics 3
  • PHC 6102 Introduction to Public Health Policy and Management 3
  • PHC 6315 Introduction to Environmental Health Sciences 3
  • PHC 6410 Health Behavior and Public Health 3

Program contact

To contact the department for general information or advising appointments, please contact us at 305-348-7803.