Careers & Salary

Careers in Health Management & Policy

Healthcare occupations and industries are expected to have the fastest employment growth and to add the most jobs between 2014 and 2024, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in December 2015. This field is expected to grow by 17 percent.

Our PhD in Public Health Sciences Specialization in Health Management and Policy is designed to prepare graduates for careers as researchers and teachers involved in the efforts to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of communities and populations.

Opportunities include:

  • Health Information Manager
  • Clinical Manager
  • Generalist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Nursing Home Manager
  • Research Director
  • Professor

Salary Information for Graduates

The "Public Health Career Guide" on the Public Health Degrees website states that doctorate degree holders who seek work in academia or in research can expect a median annual salary around $67,000. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.

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