Health Management and Policy

Health Care Management Program

UM's Health Management and Policy Department represents one of the largest concentrations of expertise in health management and policy in the United States. The department offers degree programs at both the master's and doctoral levels, and faculty are active in a wide range of research fields. The master's degree program has been one of the top-ranked programs for Health Care Management every year since 1993, when US News and World Report first began ranking such programs. HMP alumni occupy key management, policy, and consulting positions throughout the country and the world.

Department Mission Statement

The Department of Health Management and Policy at The University of Michigan School of Public Health prepares qualified and motivated men and women for high-level careers that span the entire spectrum of health administration and policy analysis. By seeking admission to our graduate programs, applicants declare their desire to become complete professionals: to acquire the necessary skills of contemporary management and policy analysis, to acquire the knowledge to use skills effectively, and to develop the values that are essential for addressing the unique problems and humanistic goals of health care and public health.