Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Public Health, M.P.H. - Health Management and Policy Concentration


The following MPH Health Management and Policy (HMGP) competencies describe the knowledge, skills, and abilities a successful graduate will demonstrate the conclusion of this MPH concentration (and the course where the competency is mastered and assessed is noted in parenthesis):

  • MPH HMGP 1. Demonstrate application of economic principles to analyze public health issues. (PHPB 8250 )
  • MPH HMGP 2. Understand the market structure and the underlying sources of market power in the context of interlocking market segments in the health care system. (PHPB 8250 )
  • MPH HMGP 3. Apply the principles of program and financial management across the health care and public health systems. (PHPB 7330 )
  • MPH HMGP 4. Use strategic and business planning principles to develop and align the mission, vision, goals, and objectives for operating a public health or health care organization, and assure that plans align with evidenced-based approaches to improve population health. (PHPB 7330 )
  • MPH HMGP 5. Explain key elements of human resource management in the public health and health care contexts. (PHPB 7330 )
  • MPH HMGP 6. Describe public health and health care financing in the U.S., including revenue sources and reimbursement methods, historical origins and current policy, and their impact on health service delivery and population health. (PHPB 7330 )
  • MPH HMGP 7. Evaluate the challenges and opportunities for health policy leadership to improve population health and advance health equity. (PHPB 7170 )
  • MPH HMGP 8. Utilize commonly used frameworks and theories of policymaking to develop policy proposals that address public health challenges, health equity, and improve population health. (PHPB 7170 )
  • MPH HMGP 9. Apply strategies for analyzing, evaluating, and advocating for public health and health care policies and programs. (PHPB 7170 )

Required MPH HMGP Concentration Courses (9 Hours)


MPH HMGP Concentration Elective Courses (12 Hours)


List A of HMGP Concentration Approved Elective Courses (3 Hours)


Select at least one (1) course from the following List A of MPH HMGP concentration approved elective courses (3 hours):

List B of HMGP Concentration Approved Elective Courses (6 Hours)


Select at least two (2) course from the following List B of MPH HMGP concentration approved elective courses (6 hours):

List C of HMGP Concentration Approved Elective Courses (3 Hours)


Select at least one (1) course from the following List C of MPH HMGP concentration approved elective courses (3 hours)