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Health Policy and Management

Healthcare Management & Leadership Track

Cutting-Edge Knowledge
Cutting-Edge Knowledge
Changing disease patterns, aging populations, rapidly escalating healthcare expenditures and an increasing emphasis on healthcare quality are all forces that require new skills for today's healthcare leaders and managers.

The focus of the Healthcare Management and Leadership Track is on measuring, monitoring and improving the clinical and financial performance of health services organizations, as well as training leaders for organizational change. The track curriculum is based on the Malcolm Baldrige Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence framework and targets those who have master's level training related to healthcare management.

Baldrige-Framework

Competencies

The competencies for the track in Healthcare Management and Leadership are met through required and elective coursework, independent research, and the process of writing a dissertation.� Upon successful completion, students will have mastered the school-wide, department and track competencies:

Foundational (School-wide) Program Competencies:

Track Competencies:

Curriculum

Required Courses, Non-credit

Required Courses, Foundational Courses

Required Courses, Data Analysis

Choose at least 4 credits from the following:

Required Courses, Healthcare Management and Leadership Track

Sample Dissertation Titles

Selected titles of dissertations from graduates of the HPM DrPH concentration are below.