Master of Public Health - Health Care Management

The Health Care Management Program (HCM) is a two-year program within the Department of Health Policy and Management leading to an M.P.H. degree. The HCM curriculum is unique in that it combines courses at the Yale School of Management with courses at the School of Public Health.

Fifteen to twenty students matriculate each year, with diverse undergraduate degrees in fields such as economics, political science and biology. Many students have worked prior to entering the program.

Program Areas of Expertise

  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Business Economics and Finance
  • Quality Improvement and Implementation Science
  • Operations and Information Management
  • Cost-effectiveness Analyses
  • Hospital and Integrated Delivery System Administration
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology Industries

The Benefits of Yale HCM

  • Combined business and health care curriculum
  • Association with a leading academic medical center
  • Small faculty to student ratio
  • Focus on both private and public health sectors
  • Small, individualized program
  • Outstanding faculty with diverse research and practical experience
  • Access to the resources of a premier university
  • Excellent summer and permanent job placement

The Ideal Candidate

  • Strong motivation for senior leadership position in the health care sector
  • Excellent undergraduate education
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills; and/or community service experience is an advantage
  • Personal Maturity