Job Outlook

Distance Public Health Administration & Policy MPH graduates are well positioned to be policy-makers, managers, and leaders in public health. The curriculum is focused on practical skill-building. The focus on management, administration, and health policy provides knowledge and grows skills to meet the complex challenges facing public health professionals.

What Do Public Health Administration & Policy Professionals Do?

Distance Public Health Administration & Policy MPH graduates manage public health organizations at the local, state, federal, and international level in planning agencies, voluntary health organizations, mental health agencies, human services organizations, long-term care agencies, international health organizations, managed care plans, community clinics, community organizations, alternative health care delivery settings, and a wide variety of other non-profit organizations.

Examples of Positions Held by Graduates of the PHAP Program

  • Director, Isanti County Public Health, MN
  • Clinic Supervisor and Public Health Nurse, Hennepin County, MN
  • Director of Clinical Operations, Spectranetics, MN
  • Assistant Director, Lorain County General Health District, OH
  • Health and Wellness Coach, UnitedHealth Group, MN
  • Health Policy Director for a US Senator
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