Health Policy, Management & Leadership

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MPH degree in Health Policy, Management & Leadership

The focus of this degree is on understanding how systems in our society influence the health status of populations.

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Management and policy positions in: ♦Companies in the health services industry ♦Government agencies ♦Group practices ♦Health research firms ♦Medical centers ♦Policy think-tanks

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♦Integrity ♦Leadership ♦Excellence ♦Social Justice ♦Population Focus



Ideally for those seeking to develop or advance their careers in a variety of public health or health care settings.


Welcome to the Department of Health Policy, Management & Leadership

Our Mission

To transform population health in West Virginia and beyond, through

  • Creating leaders in private and public sectors of health policy and management
  • Optimizing the population health impact of public policy
  • Enhancing and strengthening the delivery of public health and health care services.

Our Vision

Through dedication to excellence in education, research, and service, the WVU SPH Department of Health Policy, Management & Leadership will serve as a catalyst to transform population health in West Virginia and beyond through the development, dissemination, and application of the most effective policies and leadership practices.