Health Policy and Management

Health Policy and Management is a Multidisciplinary field that involves the study of health care systems, including organization quality and structure, clinical and financial management, health care reform, health law, and policy analysis. Individuals in this field use theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to improve the delivery, quality, and costs of health care for individuals and populations.

Possible Job Titles

  • Client Care Representative
  • Health Insurance Specialist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Office Administrator
  • Provider Relations Representative
  • Quality Improvement Consultant
  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Training and Development Managers

Sample of Potential Employers

  • Academic Medical Centers
  • Community Clinics
  • Department of Public Health
  • Government Programs and Agencies
  • Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
  • Health Systems
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Hospitals and Hospices
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Medical Groups
  • Mental Health Facilities

Additional Resources

Did You Know?

  • The Master of Health Administration (MHA) is an growingly popular advanced degree for individuals interested in becoming leaders in health management and policy. Check this page out for additional information on the degree.