Michigan Graduate Public Health Schools
Michigan Graduate Public Health Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs
University of Michigan School of Public Health:
This is considered to be one of the best public health schools in the country. The school offers a number of internship and clinical experience opportunities for its students. The school also employs a great faculty, made up of some of the most talented and well-respected scholars and professionals in the field today. Students are granted access to the most cutting-edge research methods, technology, and software. The school offers undergraduate, master, PhD, and certification programs. The school also offers programs for working professionals who cannot attend full-time on-campus courses.
Master of Public Health in Health Management and Policy:
This is a degree program for qualified graduate students who are interested in studying the complex issues of today's health industries and policies. Students begin with declared areas of interest. Students then begin a core education that teaches students about some core issues and challenges in today's health profession. Students study policy, law, and method. Students also study health education, health promotion, and community and environmental influence on health. Students then take electives related to their individual areas of concentration. Students engage in clinical research and work on independent research projects. Students also work closely with faculty to complete independent projects and master's thesis papers. Students who complete this program work in government agencies, insurance companies, and public health organizations.
PhD in Health Management and Policy:
This is an advanced graduate program for qualified students who would like to further research and understand complex issues in today's public health professions. Students enter the program with declared areas of interest. Students then continue their advanced study of key concepts, issues, and challenges in the public health fields. Students continue with hours of clinical research. Students work with faculty advisors, who help them to complete PhD dissertations related to their declared areas of concentration. Students must present their dissertations before an academic panel. Students who complete this program successfully continue as researchers and teach at the university level. Others become high-level administrators and advisors in a number of different public and private industries and organizations.
Master of Science in Health Services Research:
This is a graduate program for qualified students who are interested in the research aspects of the health industry. Students choose individual areas of interest. Students then begin with a core education that prepares them for the program and for their careers. Students learn about the key theories and issues in the health field today. They also learn about new research methods. They may take classes in statistics and math. They learn to analyze data and to practically apply that analysis in order to follow new ideas and conclusions. Students may participate in clinical research and analyze case studies. Students work with faculty members to complete independent projects and master's thesis papers.
Address: Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Phone Number: (734) 936-5944