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DrPH in Health Policy

Mission and Overview

Health Policy and Management focuses on integrating and applying knowledge and skills in leadership, practice, policy analysis, program and budget management, and communication, with an emphasis on the applications of policy, practice and management perspectives to contemporary health problems.

All Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health students who select to study the DrPH – Health Policy degree program will complete a minimum of 60 credits. Students pursuing this degree will take Public Health Sciences Core Courses (15 credits), Advanced Program Concentration Courses – Health Policy (33 credits), Doctoral Public Health Field Preceptorship (3 hours), and a Dissertation (9-18 hours). Upon completion of the DrPH – Health Policy students will be trained to provide leadership in public health and health organizations in a variety of settings.

For more information regarding the degree, please follow the link to the JPHCOPH Degrees and Programs page.

Last updated: 11/5/2020