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MPH 506 Health Services Administration (3 Credits)

Overview of planning, organization, administration, management, evaluation and policy analysis of public health programs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the main components and issues of the organization, financing and delivery of health services and public health systems.
  • Describe the legal and ethical bases for public health and health services.
  • Discuss the policy process for improving the health status of populations.
  • Apply the principles of program planning, development, budgeting, management and evaluation in organizational and community initiatives.
  • Apply principles of strategic planning and marketing to public health.
  • Apply quality and performance improvement concepts to address organizational performance issues.
  • Apply "systems thinking" for resolving organizational problems.
  • Communicate health policy and management issues using appropriate channels and technologies.