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Public Health - Health Policy and Management

Florida International University

12 months
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18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
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MPH in Public Health - Health Policy and Management program from Florida International University provides students with core skills in management, policy analysis, public health economics and how to use evidence in decision-making.

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Overview

Students in the Public Health - Health Policy and Management program from Florida International University get specialized training in continuous quality improvement (with an option of obtaining the Health Care Professional Quality Improvement Certification), health system budget finance, and risk management in health systems (supporting getting the state of Florida health care risk management certification). Students completing this masters are positioned to start or advance careers in hospitals or health systems.

Graduates make a difference through research and partnerships with South Florida health care and non-health care organizations as they explore innovative solutions to society’s most pressing public health problems. Some of the topics include: Who has rights to health care and what kind of care should people receive? Which policies should we have in place to support small businesses for the next outbreak? Our students learn how to shape these discussions and debates.

Careers

Graduates from the Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) are poised for careers in health care management and population health management. From making the delivery of health care safer and more efficient to expanding health insurance coverage, our graduates are trained to make sense of today’s complex environment. Our unique location in South Florida allows us to incorporate diversity into our research, which ensures our graduates develop into culturally sensitive leaders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology I: Introduction to Public Health Epidemiology
  • Public Health Statistics
  • Introduction to Public Health Policy and Management
  • Introduction to Environmental Health Sciences 
  • Health Behavior and Public Health
  • Public Health Management and Leadership
  • Evidence Synthesis Applied to Clinical Settings and Health Policy-Making
  • Health Policy Analysis 
  • Public Health Economics
  • Strategic Planning for Healthcare Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applicants deadline: July 1 (but you can apply for the spring term at the end of August and will have until October 1 to complete your application)

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate hours.
  • A current resume
  • A written statement of purpose (career goals).
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • International graduate student applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit a score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Submission of official GRE scores. Scores must be less than 5 years old.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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