Online MPH in Healthcare Management

Lead the way to a healthier future with a Master of Public Health in Healthcare Management from UTHealth School of Public Health—now online.

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. It’s also one of the most complex. Employers look for leaders who can help their organizations navigate changes with ease. Are you ready for the challenge?

Accelerate your leadership in just 18 months

Created for working professionals, the Online MPH in Healthcare Management prepares students for the modern healthcare workplace. The program combines rigorous training in healthcare management with a unique focus on public health.

This fast-track, cohort program is designed to be completed in 18 months while working full-time, taking three classes a semester. Students advance through coursework with the same set of classmates, building strong and supportive relationships along the way. Classroom projects and learning assessments directly relate to workplace and job responsibilities.

Online program rooted in the Texas Medical Center

Our Online MPH offers the convenience of online courses from our campus within the Texas Medical Center—the world’s largest medical complex. At the start of the program, in August, students visit UTHealth School of Public Health’s Houston campus to meet their cohort and instructors, take a tour of Texas Medical Center and attend orientation. Students also attend final presentations and graduation in person. All other classwork is completed online–whenever or wherever is most convenient for you and your busy schedule.

Program Details

  • 18-month, online program, with on-campus requirements at the beginning and end of the program
  • Provides students with a solid foundation for managing in a variety of healthcare environments, including hospitals, public health agencies, nursing homes, health systems, pharmaceutical firms, insurers and other organizations in the healthcare sector.
  • Designed for working professionals with a minimum three to five years of work experience with operational or managerial responsibility. Applicants should be employed fulltime in the healthcare industry at time of enrollment.
  • Low tuition and low student-to-faculty ratio
  • Rigorous coursework and excellent practicum experiences in the field
  • 45 units total
  • UTHealth School of Public Health and its programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

The Master of Public Health degree in healthcare management will be offered online starting in the fall semester of 2020, subject to authorization.

Fall 2020 Application Deadline:

  • April 1, 2020: Deadline for all degree-seeking applicants who wish to be considered for admission and new student scholarships for the fall 2020 semester.

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Curious about what our program can do for you? Learn more and keep up to date with our 2020 online program launch.

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