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Program Details

Upper Iowa University offers the online MPA with a concentration in Health & Human Services. This program is designed to equip public administrators (aspiring and seasoned) with the skills and knowledge needed to manage public policy in the political and legal environment. The curriculum, framed by the public values of democracy, diversity, and due process, focuses on leadership and management, meaningful participation in the policy process, engaging a diverse citizenry, and improving decision making.

This Health & Human Services emphasis is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge of the issues and challenges facing leaders in health and human services organizations. The curriculum includes the following courses to choose from:

  • Healthcare Quality Assessment and Improvement
  • Healthcare Informatics Technology Management
  • Introduction to the Healthcare Systems
  • Healthcare Financial Management
  • Public Policy and Healthcare
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics
  • Healthcare Economics

Requirements

  • Must have a baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • GRE/GMAT test scores
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better in undergraduate degree
  • Two letters of reference
  • Resume
  • Essay

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission