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Assume Leadership Positions in the Healthcare Industry

At the local, national and regional level, our healthcare system copes with changes in technology, information systems, financing and management.

As a student in the Master of Public Health (MPH) in Healthcare Management program, you’ll learn the organizational, personnel and financial skills to become an effective and compassionate public health manager. Gain an advanced education in healthcare finance, operations analysis and quality improvement, healthcare economics, quantitative methods in healthcare and healthcare information systems.

The MPH in Healthcare Management can be completed 100% online or in a blended on-campus and online format.

Career Outcomes

You'll be prepared to assume leadership positions in the complex healthcare industry, especially those industries that contribute to the public health of communities and populations.

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Graduates of the Masters of Public Health (MPH) Healthcare Management program have found exciting and meaningful careers in healthcare institutions, private corporations and public sector and nonprofit organizations. Organizations that have hired our graduates include:

  • Boston Medical Center
  • Partners Health Care
  • Lowell Community Health Center
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Vinfen
  • Signify Health
  • Caduceus Healthcare
  • JSS Medical Research
  • SCM Insurance Services
  • Spring Street Exchange
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • United States Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Job titles include:

  • Medical Case Manager
  • Health Science Research Specialist
  • Healthcare Data Analyst
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist
  • Behavioral Health Care Coordinator
  • Grants Management Specialist
  • Marketing and Research Analyst
  • Cancer Program Coordinator

Curriculum

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Healthcare Management program is a 42-credit, post-BS program that has been developed to provide a comprehensive public health education to all graduates.

Core Courses

All MPH students will take five core public health courses plus a two-semester, six-credit MPH practicum (21 credits total):

  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Public Health Policy
  • Leadership & Management in Public Health
  • Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health
  • MPH Practicum
  • Integrated Practical Learning

The MPH Healthcare Management advanced curriculum includes courses that provide skills in healthcare finance, operations analysis and quality improvement, healthcare economics, quantitative methods in healthcare, and healthcare information systems. For more information, view the MPH in Healthcare Management degree pathway.

For a complete list of courses and academic requirements, please visit the MPH in Healthcare Management section of the Academic Catalog.

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Spotlight: Students and Recent Graduates

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Stacey Nwachukwu ’20, ’22
Public Health

Stacey Nwachukwu is helping communities and influencing policy at the Statehouse.

I want to be at the decision-making table.
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Annie Soup Koagne '22
Public Health

Annie Soup Koagne is getting everything she can out of UMass Lowell, while working to make it a better place.

I want to leave my mark. I don’t just want to say I went to Lowell: I want to say I was a part of Lowell.
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Suparlan Lingga '17
Public Health – Health Care Management

Suparlan Lingga ’17 came to UMass Lowell to further his education in public health. Now he coordinates the Indonesian government’s work with UNICEF to improve child and maternal health, education and safety.

I had a great experience at UMass Lowell, with the knowledge and experience of the students, teachers and staff.
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UMass Lowell's Master of Public Health and BS programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. Visit the CEPH website for more information.

International F-1 students

Issuance of F-1 visa documents for these new programs is pending authorization from the federal government, anticipated within the Spring 2024 semester.