Health Policy Specialization - Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Health Policy

The Health Policy specialization focuses on the steps that are involved in developing, financing, and delivering health services in the United States. Gain an understanding of the issues that public administrators face at the local, state, and federal levels and the legal and regulatory challenges that can occur when trying to implement changes within public health systems. This specialization explores accountability among organizations and the ethical choices that are involved in the health policymaking process. Coursework focuses on the leadership and strategic planning skills that are necessary to maintain productive collaboration across all sectors.

Completion Requirements

  • 61 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (1 cr.)
    • Core courses (40 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)
    • Capstone Seminar (5 cr.)

Estimated time to completion is less than 2 years. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress; credits transferred, if applicable; and prerequisite courses. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

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The program’s courses are 11 weeks in length and are delivered in a prescribed sequence.

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