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Overview

Capella University's online MPH Health Management program strengthens your ability to influence public policy and improve community health.

Designed around national public health curriculum standards, this Master's in Health Policy program features a multidisciplinary approach that combines the study of public health issues and concepts with management sciences knowledge, organizational and financial theory and practice, public administration and economics. A collaborative project involving local public health organizations is integrated into the curriculum, providing you the opportunity to gain practical knowledge of relevant organizations, programs and policies.

Degree Highlights

  • Time to Complete: The average time to complete the online MPH Health Management program is 18 months. You can reduce or increase this time with a flexible course load of 1 to 3 courses per quarter. Calculate your cost and graduation date.
  • Online Learning:  The MPH program is 100% online and has no practicum or in person requirements. Take a tour of the Capella University virtual course room.
  • Credible Curriculum: The coursework for the online MPH Health Management program is aligned with National Public Health curriculum standards.
  • Virtual Labs: Capella's simulation tool, Riverbend City, provides an adaptable learning environment where you take on a leadership role to manage real-world challenges, all in a fail-safe virtual environment. 

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Health Management and Policy from Capella, you'll integrate and coordinate public health programs and care delivery to help enhance the health of communities and environments. You'll also work within the political and public administrative decision-making environments, and ensure the legal and ethical bases for public health research and service delivery. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Health Management and Policy include community health program manager, health educator, health policy analyst, public health investigator, research assistant or social/behavioral scientist. Potential workplaces include: community health center, community-based organization, health care organization or public health agency.