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.
For MPH in Health Systems Management:
Students applying to the Master of Public Health in Health Systems Management program must meet the school's general admission requirements.
The MPH degree in Health Systems Management for MD/MPH students requires a total of 42 credits, including 10 transfer credits for successful completion of public health relevant coursework at the Tulane School of Medicine (SOM).
Required SPHTM courses include:
SPHTM Foundational Requirements (15 credits)
MPH in Health Systems Management - Required Courses (17 Credits)
Other Elective Credits (10 credits)
Practicum (SPHL 9980)
All HPM MD/MPH students must complete a 200-hour field practicum during the MD/MPH Rotation, for which they will register in the SOM during their T3 or T4 year.
Integrative Learning Experience (SPHL 7950)
All students must complete an Integrative Learning Experience (ILE) (formerly culminating experience) that demonstrates the synthesis of foundational and concentration competencies.
MD/MPH students earning a MPH in Health Systems Management conduct a Public Health Analysis, typically between the end of T2 and T4 year.