Strengthen your ability to influence public health policy and lead efforts to improve the health of communities and targeted populations. Designed around national public health curriculum standards, this Health Management and Policy program features a multidisciplinary approach that combines the study of public health issues and concepts with management sciences knowledge, organizational and financial theory and practice, public administration and economics. A collaborative project involving local public health organizations is integrated into the curriculum, providing you the opportunity to gain practical knowledge of relevant organizations, programs and policies.
With your Master's in Health Management and Policy from Capella, you'll integrate and coordinate public health programs and care delivery to help enhance the health of communities and environments. You'll also work within the political and public administrative decision-making environments, and ensure the legal and ethical bases for public health research and service delivery.
Common jobs with an online Master's in Health Management and Policy include community health program manager, health educator, health policy analyst, public health investigator, research assistant or social/behavioral scientist. Potential workplaces include: community health center, community-based organization, health care organization or public health agency.