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Health Policy and Management

Health Policy & Management

Inform Policy and Improve the Business of Health Care
Health policy and management concerns the delivery, quality, and costs of health care for individuals and populations. M.P.H. students who concentrate in health policy and management are trained in the complex structures of health care delivery in the U.S., legal and ethical foundations of health care, and the policy processes designed to improve health care access among diverse populations.

  • You will graduate with an understanding of the business, program, planning, delivery and policy areas of healthcare.
  • Faculty members are experienced health care leaders, executives, researchers, planners, consultants, physicians, nurses , lawyers and other professionals who have held leadership positions in health and health-related enterprises and government.
  • The program prepares students for careers in health care systems, managed care organizations, public health departments, consulting firms, pharmaceutical companies, and federal, state and local government agencies.

Delivery Options:
This program may be completed in a traditional classroom format or completely online or as a hybrid of both with late afternoon and evening on-campus classes.  

Credits required for completion: 43

Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management Advisement Sheet

Course Sequencing (for continuing students and new students starting summer 2019). 

*Note, the sequence below shows a 46 credit MPH;  since its release that credit has been dropped to 43.  For sequencing purposes, drop one of the electives.


 Please note:  The above forms are not a substitute for meeting with your advisor on a regular basis.

Ready to apply?
Applicants to all of our public health programs must apply through SOPHAS system.

Admission Requirements

Need More Information?
See the Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management Brochure or request information.

Please contact our Office of Admissions at (914) 594-4510.