Dr. George Pink leads a lecture on health care finance.

Dr. George Pink leads a lecture on health care finance.

The Department of Health Policy and Management offers a residential MSPH program designed to improve research and analytical skills of early and midcareer professionals who aspire to careers in health systems & services research, analysis, and evaluation in the public and private sector.

Master’s Competencies

This program will empower you with the knowledge to achieve the following core competencies:

  • Examine past, current, and emerging issues related to the organization, financing, and management of health delivery in the US (HPM dept wide competency).
  • Apply the appropriate health services research methods to analyze and inform key health services or health policy questions.
  • Conduct and interpret advanced statistical methods.
  • Use micro-economic theory to understand consumer and provider behavior in healthcare markets.
  • Apply decision science and economic evaluation methods to effectively measure, model, and summarize health outcomes and their value to stakeholders.
  • Design and implement a study using the appropriate research design and analytic methods.
  • Use research evidence to identify implications for health policy or management.

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Residential MSPH Program

The MSPH degree is particularly appropriate for individuals interested in pursuing careers at consulting firms, contract research organizations, federal and state government entities, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, health insurers, and international health organizations. Students obtain a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare system, research and analytic methods. Learn More

Diversity and Inclusion

Promoting and valuing diversity in the classroom enriches learning and broadens everyone’s perspectives. Learn More

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