Program Mission, Vision, & Values


To develop graduate students to serve in entry-level management positions in organizations across the healthcare continuum with leadership expertise in population health management.


To be an accredited, nationally-ranked program in population health management, serving students from within the Commonwealth of Kentucky and across the United States through our excellence in teaching, service, and research.


The Master of Public Health in Population Health Management program embraces the following values in building future healthcare leaders in support of our mission and vision:

  • Caring: We genuinely show concern for colleagues, students, and the community, demonstrating a commitment to compassion and respect towards one another on a perpetual basis.
  • Altruism: We aim to make meaningful, positive differences for all others as we engage the community to improve population health.
  • Responsibility: We hold ourselves accountable for acting professionally with integrity and embracing the diversity that exists within our program and community as we meet our mission.
  • Dedication: We are dedicated to working as a team to support our vision and achieve excellence through our teaching, service, and research.
  • Service-oriented: We embrace a culture predicated on serving the needs of our students, colleagues, and our community to positively influence quality of life, career, and health outcomes.

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