2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health, Health Policy and Leadership Concentration, MPH

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The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy Leadership concentration delivers an interprofessional-clinical concentration to train a new generation of population health leaders, drawing expertise from the School of Nursing and Health Professions and the School of Management at USF in the following areas: public health policy; management and leadership; and global health.

Located in California’s state capitol, Sacramento is the ideal setting for students looking to immerse themselves in health policy and leadership. This two year program affords students with a unique and exceptional skill set that bridges macro and micro systems, including proficiency in management skills in the crafting and execution of strategic and business plans, and the development of policies at an organizational, local, state, or national level. Students are able to develop a domestic (U.S.) and global perspective throughout the program.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply economic concepts to understand the effect of changes in policies at the government, health systems, and public health sectors
  • Synthesize economic concepts to assess equity and efficiency in making health policy recommendations in underserved communities
  • Formulate efficient health policy change recommendations through the analysis of proposed health policy initiatives that could affect health outcomes of vulnerable populations
  • Develop recommendations to improve organizational strategies and capacity to implement health policy
  • Analyze policy options to address environmental health needs at the local, state, and federal levels

Major Requirements (42 Units)

Health Policy and Leadership Concentration Classes:

Applied Practice Experience:

  • MPH 6XX - Applied Practice Experience Preparation
  • MPH 6XX - Applied Practice Experience 1
  • MPH 6XX - Applied Practice Experience 2

Integrated Learning Experience

  • Integrated Learning Experience

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