Academic Programs

The faculty of the Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences are committed to providing high quality education in health management and health policy.  

Master of Public Health - Concentration in Health Policy
Our department offers a concentration to students seeking the professional Master of Public Health (MPH) degree of the School of Public Health and Information Sciences: MPH Concentration in Health Policy.

Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA)
The MSHA program has two tracks. The on-campus (evening) track is designed for entry-level and mid-career professionals seeking to achieve their personal career objectives within the healthcare industry. The 100% online track is designed for working professionals with at least 5 years of experience. Program Information

Master of Science in Health Data Analytics (MSHDA)
The MSHDA is a 100% online program designed to educate and train students in the practical application of health data analytics to real world problems in public health and medicine. Program Information.

PhD in Public Health Sciences - Specialization in Health Management and Policy
Our Ph.D. curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for careers as researchers and teachers involved in the efforts to protect and promote the health and well-being of communities and populations. Program Information

Dual Degrees

Dual MBA - MSHA Program
The dual MBA - MSHA degree program provides select, high aptitude graduate students a pathway for rigorous, advanced competency development by providing complementary graduate management and healthcare management education. Program Information

Dual MPH in Health Policy - MSHA Program
The dual MPH (Health Policy) - MSHA degree program facilitates development of advanced population and public health management professionals that may leverage knowledge and practices from both public health science and healthcare management domains to serve in leadership roles within public health institutions, federal-state-local agencies, and healthcare organizations. Program Information

Online Certificates

Certificate in Healthcare Management
The online graduate certificate in Healthcare Management is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage and lead in a multitude of healthcare settings. Program Information

Certificate in Healthcare Financial Management 
The online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Financial Management is designed for individuals working in or looking to pursue positions in the financial arena of the healthcare sector by expanding their financial and administrative background, which will better prepare these individuals for leadership-level career growth. Program Information

Certificate in Healthcare Quality and Project Management 
The online graduate certificate in Healthcare Quality and Project Management is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the dynamic and evolving field of healthcare strategic management, in both small and large-scale settings. Program Information

Certificate in Population Health Management 
The online graduate certificate in Population Health Management is designed for healthcare professionals who want to gain the strategic knowledge and tools needed to effectively understand and respond to the challenges and opportunities within the healthcare industry across geographic and demographic populations. Program Information


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