This program is only open to MD/MPH combined degree students.
The Health Systems Management program prepares future managers and leaders who will improve the healthcare delivery services in diverse organizational settings worldwide. Students learn the fundamental areas of management of health services through coursework and practicum experience, preparing them for entry-level managerial roles in healthcare settings. Taking a systems approach, courses emphasize active management in planning, financing, implementing, evaluating, and maintaining complex systems.
Please visit the university course catalog for degree program competencies, requirements, and model course schedules.
The MPH degree in Health Systems Management requires a total of 45 credits that includes:
SPHTM - Core Courses (15 Credits)
MPH in Health Systems Management - Required Courses (17 Credits)
Elective Courses (13 credits)
Selected from courses offered within the department, school, or university in consultation with an academic advisor.
Practicum (SPHL 9980)
All Health System Management students complete a 250 hour practicum to gain practical experience. The practicum is usually completed after core courses are completed.
Culminating Experience (SPHL 7950)
Students in the MPH in Health Systems Management conduct a public health analysis.
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