The Master of Health Administration (MHA-Online) prepares graduates to manage the many complex health-related organizations including hospitals, health care systems, insurance companies, long term care facilities, managed care organizations, rehabilitation agencies, public health clinics, state agencies, among others. The curriculum also includes an internship and a capstone project that integrates all course learning and experiences.
This program is designed for those currently working in the field of community health or those looking to change into a more meaningful and worthwhile career. Students are able to receive both academic training and hands on experience in health program planning, implementation and evaluation as well as public policy analysis and management.
The Master's of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health Practice and Policy prepares students for leadership roles in addressing important issues nationally and globally. This blended learning program, designed for working professionals, combines online courses with on-site instruction on the College Park campus. An internship allows students to apply their knowledge and skills in a health-related organization.
The post-baccalaureate Certificate in Principles of Public Health, administered by the Department of Health Services Administration, helps students advance their understanding of the science, theory and practice of public health. This online, 15-credit, five-course program is designed to provide working professionals with a foundation in the core principles of public health, including epidemiology, health systems, biostatistics, environmental health and health behavior.
EXPLORE OUR SCHOOL-WIDE RESEARCH CENTERS
This center develops broad, multidisciplinary research initiatives to make the university a national leader in eliminating racial and ethnic minority disparities.
This center advances research in health communication and health literacy and translates that research into education and community action.
This center conducts research, service and training around issues of mental health among LGBTQ+ communities, and eliminating existing LGBTQ+ health disparities and social injustices.