The MS in Global Health Policy and Management is an accelerated, nine-month program that equips students with: analytical skills to understand the financing and payment structures of health systems; strategies to design and develop effective health policies and programs; and management and leadership tools to implement new health policies and programs. By employing this competitive set of skills, students learn how to create the best policies possible and apply them to any situation, from Zika or Ebola response, to reducing the infant mortality rate.
Unlike a public health degree, the MS program at Heller places health policy at the center, focusing on analytics, design and management. We believe that effective policy is critical to expanding access to high quality healthcare for all individuals who need care. And because we are embedded in a top school of social policy, students have the opportunity to connect individually with faculty and researchers across a variety of fields, including international development.