Department of Health Policy and Management

Residential Programs Placement Statistics

The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) prepares students for management positions in various health related settings that include hospitals, health systems, consulting, insurance, pharmaceutical firms, government agencies, and public health organizations.

Where in the world do our students get internships and jobs?

Use the map below to learn more about where our students get placements.

The HPM residential master’s curriculum allows students to focus in the following areas- financial management, strategic planning, outcomes research, managed care, quality management, and policy analysis.

The Department is currently ranked third among all accredited programs in health services administration and management according to the most recent US News & World Report rankings. Two of the Department’s professional Master’s degrees – the MHA (Masters in Healthcare Administration) and MSPH (Master of Science in Public Health) are included in the following placement data. There is some overlap in the various organizations where the graduates of these two degrees secure employment.

The graduation rate for the residential 2018 cohort is 98%. The full time job placement rate three months after graduation is 100% for the MHA graduates and 90% for the MSPH graduates.

In 2017, there were 14 MSPH graduates and 35 MHA graduates. In 2018, there were 22 MSPH graduates and 23 MHA graduates. Most students from the 2017 MHA cohort were placed either in administrative fellowship and residencies or hospitals and health systems. In 2018, most MHA graduates were placed in administrative fellowships.


In 2017, MSPH graduates were spread across many disciplines including hospital and health systems and PhD and other degree programs. In 2018, MSPH graduates worked mostly in health services research and consulting.
2018 HPM MHA Employment Sites
Alvarez & Marsal - Salt Lake City, UT
Orange Park Medical Center at HCA Healthcare - Orange Park, FL
Ascendient - Durham, NC
Piedmont Health Administrative Fellowship - Carrboro, NC
Banner Health Administrative Fellowship - Tucson, AZ
Prime Healthcare - Ontario, CA
Deloitte Consulting - Atlanta, GA
UNC Health Administrative Fellowship - Chapel Hill, NC
Duke Administrative Fellowship - Durham, NC
UNC Health Caldwell Administrative Fellowship - Lenior, NC
Duke Primary Care Administrative Fellowship - Durham, NC
UNC Health Policy & Management PHD - Chapel Hill, NC
EY Consulting -Chicago, IL
University of Florida Health Admin Fellowship - Gainesville, FL
EY Consulting - Boston, MA
UPMC Administrative Fellowship- Pittsburgh, PA
HonorHealth Administrative Fellowship - Phoenix, AZ
Wake Forest Baptist - Winston Salem, NC
Kaiser Permanente Finance Administrative Fellowship - Sacramento, CA
Wake Forest Baptist Administrative Fellowship - Winston Salem, NC
MSOC Health - Chapel Hill, NCWellstar Health -Atlanta, GA

MultiCare Administrative Fellowship - Tacoma, WA
2017 HPM MHA Employment Sites
Banner Health Administrative Fellowship - Phoenix, AZPiedmont Health Services Administrative Fellowship - Carrboro, NC
BCBSNC - Durham, NCSutter Health Administrative Fellowship - Sacramento, CA
BlueDoor Health - Durham, NCTexas A&M PhD Program - College Station, TX
Bristol Myers Squibb - Princeton, NJUNC - School of Medicine - Chapel Hill, NC
Carolinas Healthcare System Physicians Administrative Fellowship - Charlotte, NCUNC Healthcare - Chapel Hill, NC
Columbia Medical Center Administrative Fellowship - New York, NYUNC Healthcare Administrative Fellowship - Chapel Hill, NC
Dixon Hughes Consulting - Raleigh, NCUNC PhD Program - Chapel Hill, NC
Duke Patient Revenue Management Organization Administrative Fellowship - Durham, NCUNC Physicians Network Revenue Cycle - Morrisville, NC
GlaxoSmithKline - Research Triangle Park, NCUNC Strategic Planning - Chapel Hill, NC
Kaiser Permanente Administrative Fellowship - Los Angeles, CAUS Air Force
Medical University of South Carolina Health System - Charleston, SCUS Army Reserve
Navigant Consulting - Chicago, ILVanderbilt Administrative Fellowship - Nashville, TN
NorthShore Health Administrative Fellowship - Chicago, ILWake Forest Health Administrative Fellowship - Winston Salem, NC
Novant Health - Charlotte, NC

2018 HPM MSPH Employment Sites
AstraZeneca - Bogota, Columbia
National Journal - Washington, DC
BCBSNC Fellowship - Durham, NC
Navigant - Atlanta, GA
Bristol Myers Squibb - Princeton, NJ
Navigant - Seattle, WA
Center for Gambling Addiction, Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ
Presidential Management Fellowship - Washington, DC
Emtiro- Greensboro, NC
Stratevi - Boston, MA
John Snow Inc.- Boston, MA
UNC Dental School Research Assistant- Chapel Hill, NC
Mathematica - Washington, DC
UNC Pharmacy Global Health Economics - Berlin, Germany
Mathematica - Princeton, NJ
UNC PhD - Chapel Hill, NC
McKinsey- Atlanta, GAUS Army- Virginia
MissionHealth - Asheville, NCVanderbilt Health Services Research - Nashville, TN
2017 HPM MSPH Employment Sites
Brown Unversity PhD Program - Rhode IslandRTI - RTP, NC
CDC Division of Cancer Prevention - Atlanta, GATasly Pharmaceuticals - Washington, DC
Duke Center for Personalized HealthUNC Health Alliance - Chapel Hill, NC
Duke University Pediatrics Department - Durham, NCUNC PhD Program - Chapel Hill, NC
ECU Physicians Assistant School - Greenville, NCUnited Healthcare - Chapel Hill, NC
Gillings Department of Nutrition - Chapel Hill, NCVA Health System - Durham, NC
Navigant Consulting - Washington, DC