Master of Public Health / Health Services Policy & Management
University of South Carolina-Columbia

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Services Policy and Management provides the competencies needed to manage public health programs and to direct population-based health improvement.  The curriculum covers core elements of public health, including administration, biostatistics, epidemiology, health promotion, and environmental health, along with training in health services policy, public health finance, public health law, and program planning and evaluation.  Graduates are prepared for careers in the management of public health sector and community health programs, as well as public health-related programs in the private sector.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended, including non-degree courses taken
  • GPA of 3.00 (4.0 scale) or higher
  • GRE test scores (may be waived with significant prior professional experience)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent
  • Current resume
  • Minimum of two years post-baccalaureate health-related professional experience

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges