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Department of Environmental Health

Division of Public Health Sciences

Master of Public Health - Health Services Management Concentration

The health services management concentration prepares students to take and/or advance to leadership positions within public health, healthcare and associated human services organizations. Focus areas within the concentration include management skill development, global health, leadership, informatics, quality improvement, innovation, community health development, policy development, advocacy, and overarching organizational strategy development and implementation.

Concentration Director

Professor James O'Reilly - OREILLJT@ucmail.uc.edu

Curriculum

MPH Health Services Management Curriculum

Concentration Competencies

Upon completion of the MPH degree in the Health Services Management Concentration, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate systems thinking into public health practice and policy.
  2. Identify strategies to address internal and external problems that impact the delivery and assurance of essential public health services.
  3. Define and demonstrate effective leadership practices required to lead public health and health care systems and to build partnerships.
  4. Apply strategic management skills in the areas of administration, personnel, ethics, and finance related to public health practice and policy.
  5. Identify national and international determinants of access and delivery of health services for global health, disease, and vulnerable populations and the political and legal implications for public health systems.
  6. Develop and effectively communicate health systems policies and programs to both lay and professional audiences with cultural.
  7. Articulate how to design and conduct studies of effectiveness, efficiency, and outcomes of health services programs, interventions, and policies.