Health Management and Policy pursues more cost-effective systems and better public policy to increase health access and equity. As populations expand and health systems become more complex, our top-ranked program will take you beyond business and analytical models to understand the human side of health care so you can create working environments and policy that serve the entire community.

At Michigan Public Health, you'll be prepared to become a health care leader with a comprehensive understanding of health services and policy as well as how to manage and maximize those systems. Our multidisciplinary, integrated curriculum and world-renowned faculty help the department maintain its ranking as one of the country's best health management and policy programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. Our alumni hold key leadership positions across the health care industry and make innovative contributions to the management of the nation's public health and health care systems.

Department of Health Management and Policy Recognized for Excellence in Leadership Development

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Our faculty, students, and alumni are making an impact -- around the corner, and around the world.

The department was honored at the 2019 CAHME Awards Luncheon on March 3, 2019, during the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Congress in Chicago.

In the classroom and in the capitol, Tianna Morgan pursues sound gun policy as a Health Management and Policy student and advocate.

Master of Health Services Administration student Mariam Khan interned at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center at Michigan Medicine.

Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee, PhD, Professor and Associate Chair, Health Management and Policy and Faculty Lead, Griffith Leadership Center, talks about the GLC's role in advancing leadership for current and future health care executives. 

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