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Health Policy and Management

MSPH in Health Policy Program Curriculum 

Course work for the MSPH in Health Policy includes a set of required core courses, a year-long seminar, and electives.  At least 64 credits must be completed during the first year of the program, including all required courses. Students may pursue elective courses during the field placement year.

Core Courses

MSPH students must complete course work in the following areas (expand to view specific course requirements/options):



MSPH students participate in a year-long program seminar, including symposia and professional development skills building.


MSPH students may customize the curriculum with electives from any department.  Students typically take 3-6 elective courses (along with their required courses) during the campus year. Students may take 1-2 elective courses per term, usually online, during the field placement year.  Listed below are some areas in which students may focus their electives (expand each category to view current course offerings, related certificate programs, and research centers):