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Health Policy and Management (MPH)

The master of public health (MPH) in health policy and management is designed for current and aspiring leaders in health services and public health professions. It is one of four MPH degrees in the Temple College of Public Health. Our program prepares you to manage complex health organizations, with a special emphasis on managing the health of constituent populations. You’ll also develop the skills you need to analyze, promote and manage governmental and organizational health policy.

The MPH in Health Policy and Management is a 45-credit program that includes MPH core competency courses and a range of electives to choose from based on your interests. The program is offered in person or online. Our students also engage in fieldwork that builds on their classroom learning and prepares them to launch their careers. View the curriculum here.

All applicants will be automatically considered for available merit-based scholarships at the time they are reviewed for admission.  Students will be notified if they are in receipt of such scholarships either at the time of admission or very shortly thereafter.

What will my Temple MPH do for me?

Preparation to Improve Health and Healthcare

With the MPH in health policy and management, you’ll be prepared to meet the Triple Aim: improving the patient experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita cost of health care.

Real-World Experience

Fieldwork is a critical component of our program. The MPH capstone experience requires students to synthesize and integrate the knowledge and competencies they’ve acquired in the program, and to apply theory and practical skills in a health services or public health organizational setting. Learn more about MPH fieldwork here.

Courses Taught by Renowned Faculty, With Expertise In:

  • Population health with focuses on access to care and reduction of health disparities
  • Healthcare organization leadership, including information and financial management
  • Health policy analysis
  • Patient experience and quality of care
  • Emergency management
  • Primary and long-term care

Dual Degree options

The MPH in Health Policy and Management can be paired with certain other degrees as part of our dual degree program. More information on dual degrees is available here.