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Health Sector Management and Policy

Health Management and Policy

The health management and policy major area of specialization is designed for students seeking to pursue careers in health management and policy in any of a variety of health care organizations and public settings. The curriculum enables students to gain skills and understanding in the specialized language of health care and to comprehend concepts of management, financing, politics, law, and ethics as applied to the health care sector. The major area of specialization is also ideal for students aspiring to earn advanced degrees in health administration, health economics, medical sociology, public health, or law.

The major provides students with a basic understanding of the management, economic and financial structure, as well as the legal, ethical, and governmental policy aspects of the health care industry. It is designed for students interested in exploring the health care sector, working in the legal, management, or policy-making aspects of the health care sector and those wanting to have an augmentation to their pre-med, pre-law or pre-MBA, MPA or MPH studies, as well as those who expect to pursue a PhD. 

Student Perspectives

Preparing for a Business Career in Health Care

Hear from Carley Levitz about how her major in health management and policy is preparing her for her dream job.

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