Health Services Research, Policy & Administration

Translate data into evidence for improving health care.

The MS in Health Services Research, Policy & Administration is for people with an analytical focus who enjoy research and data-driven approaches to solving health care problems.

Our program offers specializations that focus on health economics, access, quality, and social determinants of health, disparities, health policy, quality improvement, data science, analytics, and big data. We will accommodate your interests and fuel your passion. Use this degree to transition into practice or into a doctoral degree.

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Why Minnesota?

  • Location: The School of Public Health is located within the Academic Health Center and a research university, allowing for collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach to learning.
  • Flexibility: The time to complete the degree is flexible and can be tailored to your needs. While it can be completed in as little as 12 months, you can also take longer to fit your schedule.
  • Personal attention: Our program is supported by a very strong and¬†accessible faculty that leads in health services research, research methods, health policy, and health care management.

Application Deadline

Final Deadline: April 1
Scholarship Deadline: December 1

Contact Us

Major Coordinator
Maureen Andrew

Director of Graduate Studies
Donna McAlpine

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