Health Services Management and Policy

Health Services Management and Policy degrees

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Prepare for management careers and leadership roles in a variety of health care settings from one of the most widely recognized professional health care leadership programs in the United States.

PhD Health Services Management and Policy

The doctoral program prepares thought leaders with a deep understanding and expertise in health care services management and policy.

Health Services Research certificate

Get equipped with the tools to conduct and interpret reliable research that addresses costs, access to and quality of health care as well as the processes and outcomes of health services and policies.

Research expertise

Health care management

Health policy analysis

Health services research

Quality-of-care measurement and improvement

Health finance

Health economics


No. 7-ranked MHA program

For more than 50 years, our two-year, full-time Master of Health Administration program trains students to become leaders of health care systems. Academics, project-based learning, clinical rotations, administrative residencies and connected alumni mentors make the MHA one of the best in the United States.

Aram Dobalian

Division chair message

The strength of our program stems from our faculty, and their commitment to a premier, dynamic educational experience. All of our faculty continue to enjoy great success in the areas of research, grant funding and classroom teaching — all of which is the backbone of our national scholarly reputation and strong financial foundation for continued growth.

This is a tremendously exciting time for the Health Services Management and Policy division. We are growing steadily in expanding our academic programs, strengthening and expanding our research and funding profile, recruiting top-tier students and raising the overall bar of excellence within the division.

Aram Dobalian, Chair


Division faculty and staff

Aram Dobalian
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor and Division Chair
Saira Nawaz, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Marian Moser Jones, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Julie Robbins, PhD
Associate Professor - Clinical

Division news

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PhD student explores burdens patients face navigating health care system

January 12, 2023
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New Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funding stems from CPH racial justice seed grant support

October 27, 2022
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The HSMP Alumni Society seeks to ‘pay it forward’ with current students

October 21, 2022