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Health Policy and Management

Healthcare Management & Leadership Track

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.



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:


Required Non-credit Courses

Required Foundational Courses

Required Data Analysis Courses

Choose at least 4 credits from the following:

Required Health Policy & Management Concentration Prerequisites

Required Healthcare Management and Leadership Track Courses

Sample Dissertation Titles

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