Keith Elder, Ph.D, MPH, MPA, discusses Health Management and Policy at SLU
Students who graduate with this degree are well-prepared for professional roles as managers of health care organizations or analysts for public or private organizations that assist in the delivery, financing or assessment of health care services.
Joint Concentration Option
Students can combine two concentrations, allowing them to expand their knowledge in both areas. The joint concentration option for Health Management and Policy is:
Dual Degree option
SLU graduates are employed all over the nation and internationally in a wide variety of settings and positions. Some of the career paths in health management and policy include:
Faculty and Research
Classes for the health management major are taught by the same faculty as SLU's Master of Health Administration (MHA) program, which ranks in the top ten nationally among graduate programs in health care management according to U.S. News & World Report. Our faculty have active research in areas such as:
The field of public health and health management and policy needs people with all types of backgrounds and skill sets, so most undergraduate degrees or their equivalents are sufficient for pursuing an MPH in health management and policy.
Students in joint concentrations will have a curriculum that varies from the one below.
MPH Core Curriculum