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Health Policy and Management, M. P. A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
Our MPA in Health Policy and Management (HPAM) program from New York University gives you the unique opportunity to study health policy and management in a school of public service where you can see these interplays.


With NYC and its diverse populations on your doorstep, you'll put your skills to work while learning so that by the time you graduate, you'll be ready to take on the most challenging issues in any healthcare environment.

Highlights of the Health Policy and Management (HPAM) program from New York University

  • A mission-driven program that graduates leaders who have the skills and values to improve healthcare quality and access. 
  • Seasoned and collaborative students who elevate class discussion and report back on what's working in their professional lives. 
  • A holistic approach that underscores the relationships between healthcare and other policy arenas.
  • Core courses in management, finance, and policy, so that you'll really understand the impact of the policies you’re proposing.
  • Flexibility for full- or part-time students, with options to switch between the two. Earn your degree in two years full-time, or 3-4 years part-time.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Health Finance
  • Health Policy Analysis
  • Health Services Management
  • International Health

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      3-4 years part-time

  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11160 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11160 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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