Students learn the fundamental areas of management of health services through coursework and practicum experience, preparing them for entry-level managerial roles in healthcare settings. Taking a systems approach, courses emphasize active management in planning, financing, implementing, evaluating, and maintaining complex systems.
At the completion of the Health Systems Management degree offered by Tulane University, the student will be able to:
Apply population-based and public health findings and principles in assessing individuals and groups at risk of disease and injury and making recommendations for improved health in clinical practice settings. Identify the theoretical and applied bases of economics in health care in the delivery of care to populations; access to care of populations; and organization of medical service delivery organizations. Explain and analyze the issues of quality, access, and efficiency of healthcare service delivery. Identify and describe the main components of the organization, financing and delivery of health services and public health systems in the U.S. and other contexts. Describe frameworks for understanding and assessing health systems performance. Apply “systems thinking” approaches to viewing complex situations, defining problems, and formulating solutions. Apply basic managerial concepts and tools to program planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation of organizational and community-based initiatives. Incorporate knowledge of the public health core areas of epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, health systems management, and the biological, behavioral, social and cultural aspects of health and disease, in addressing and solving problems.
- Foundations in Public Health
- Biostatistics for Public Healt
- Epidemiology for Public Health
- Health Systems Policy and Mgmt
- Design Strategies in PH Prgrms
- 18 months
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DisciplinesHealth Management View 877 other Masters in Health Management in United States
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
- The written Statement of Purpose and Objectives should demonstrate how the applicant's public health career goals and interests align with their selected degree program.
- Recommendations from three instructors or employers should indicate characteristics for success in public health graduate study.
International44340 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 18 months.
National44340 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 18 months.
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