The Department of Health Care Organization and Policy provides training and education at the masters and doctoral level. At the masters level, programs are available for those desiring a career in the analysis of health services policy or in the management of public health services resources. At the doctoral level, programs offer rigorous training in research methods and evidence-based public health practice suitable for careers in public health leadership or academic settings.
Our programs require mastering major concepts of health economics, public health management and planning, health policy, outcomes research, and health services evaluation. We offer a Master of Science in Public Health in Outcomes Research. The Department's Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is offered with the following concentrations: Health Care Organization, General Theory & Practice, Health Policy, Maternal & Child Health Policy & Leadership, and Public Health Preparedness Management & Policy. Additionally, we offer coordinated degree options in Business Administration, Optometry, Public Administration, Nursing, Social Work, and Juris Doctorate.
The Department’s Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree is offered with the following concentrations: Public Health Management, Maternal & Child Health Policy, and Outcomes Research.