M.P.H. in Health Policy & Management

Mission and Overview

The mission of the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree – Health Policy and Management program concentration is to prepare competent administrators who can provide leadership in the development of policy and in the management of public health organizations and programs.

All Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health students who select to study the M.P.H. – Health Policy and Management degree program will complete a minimum of 45 credits. Students pursuing this degree will take Public Health Core Courses (18 credits), Program Concentration Courses (21 credits), and a Practicum experience (3 credits)/Capstone Research Project (3 credits) where they will apply, in practical fashion, the skills learned throughout their program. Students will also be required to present the findings of their research project as the culminating M.P.H. experience. Upon completion of the M.P.H. – Health Policy and Management students will be trained to function effectively in the development of public health policy and the management of the delivery of public health services.

For more information regarding the degree, please follow the link to the M.P.H. in Health Policy & Management degree page.

Last updated: 9/8/2014

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