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Health Management & Policy - PSU
 
Oregon MPH at Portland State University
 

The goal of the Health Management & Policy track is to develop and strengthen the knowledge and practice of the delivery and management of health services. The track prepares individuals for the exercise of competent and effective policy and administrative leadership in the health sector. The Health Management & Policy curriculum includes the core concepts of public health with specific instruction in management, finance, strategy, policy, economics, and ethics.

Track Learning Competencies
 
The Health Management & Policy curriculum includes the core concepts of public health with specific instruction in management, finance, strategy, policy, economics, and ethics.

Students graduating from this track will be able to:

  • Conceptualize, analyze and resolve problems related to health services delivery and finance.
  • Identify and apply economic, financial, legal, organizational, political, and ethical theories and frameworks.
  • Employ appropriate qualitative and quantitative techniques to manage human, fiscal, technological, information, physical, and other resources.
  • Establish and manage systems and processes to assess organizational performance for continuous improvement of quality, safety, and effectiveness.
  • Act ethically and professionally, and be responsive to community variations in cultures and sociodemographics.
  • Lead in all levels of public and private health services organizations.
  • Communicate, solve problems and make decisions related to health policy and management in the public and private sectors.
  • Integrate theory and practice to plan, implement, and evaluate strategies and policies in health services programs, systems, and organizations.

Track Information:


Contact Information

Admissions Information:
Megan Loos
 
Curricular Information:
Neal Wallace, PhD
Portland State University
Mark O. Hatfield School of Government
503-725-8248
nwallace@pdx.edu

Updated 5/12/14

Please visit ohsu-psu-sph.org for current MPH information (09/19/2016)