Graduate Degree - Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management trains students to address public health risks and develop effective health services delivery models.

It is an interdisciplinary program that incorporates health services research, health policy analysis, and health care planning and management.

Given the active research of the College’s faculty in identifying service gaps and in developing evidence-based practices and policy analysis, students will emerge with strong skills in health care organization management, alternative models of service financing, and strategies for improving services. 

Career opportunities for graduates include:

  • Administrative and management positions in:
    • Hospitals
    • Clinics
    • State and local health departments
    • Nursing homes and mental health facilities
  • Policy analyst positions in health planning organizations and governmental agencies
  • Planning and management positions in health maintenance organizations and health insurance companies.

Learn more about the College of Public Health.

Admission requirements:

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, official transcript(s), goal statement, three letters of recommendation and acceptable GRE score or other standardized graduate admission exam (GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, PSAT, MAT or Miller's Analogies). GRE scores may be waived, in rare circumstances, as determined by department chairs.

Apply Now

Inquiries:

Cheryl Laubacher
Coordinator of Academic Recruitment & Retention College of Public Health
330-672-6500 | claubac1@kent.edu