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Non Profit Leadership and Population Health Management Degree 
Master of Science (MS) Program

The customized Master of Science (MS) in Non Profit Leadership and Population Health Management (NPLPHM) program at PCOM is designed to enhance leadership skills that are critically important in the evolving landscape of population health.


If you're a professional looking to enter the field of non profit leadership and population health management, this program is designed for you. Students are engaged in learning that focuses on leadership, administration, and the challenges and opportunities inherent in the emerging field of population health practice today. Graduates of the program will emerge with a better understanding of how to successfully manage change in the fast-moving arena of population health organizations.

The program's action learning orientation develops leaders who have an understanding of population health management systems and ideology; embrace collaboration to achieve desired results; have the ability to lead organizational change; intentionally learn and leverage innovation and social entrepreneurship as an applied ideology, and engage in reflective practice to continually develop and enhance their performance as practitioner-scholars.

MS in NPLPHM Program Quick Facts
Duration 2 years, full-time (part-time available)
Credits 36
Location Woods Services (Langhorne, PA)
Start Term Fall (August)

Program Competencies

  • Population Health: Field Context and Evolution
  • Advocacy and Public Policy
  • Non Profit Leadership: Social and Economic Awareness and Acumen
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Technology
  • Systems, Change & Integrative Leadership
  • Strategic Collaboration & Partnership
  • Engaging & Mobilizing Others
  • Empowered & Confident Risk Taking
  • Reflective Practice and Self-Awareness
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Dynamics, Group Process & Relational Health
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practice
  • Listening Skills: Leadership Empathy and Attention to the Whole System
  • Evidence-based practice and decision-making
  • Ethics & Decision Making in Non Profit Leadership and Population Health
  • Fiduciary Responsibility
  • Risk Agility, Engagement & Change Adaptability
  • Empowered & Confident Risk Taking

More Information

For more information, please contact:

PCOM Office of Admissions
Phone: 215-871-6700 | Fax: 215-872-6719


Who Is the Ideal Participant?

Aspiring leaders who want to:


Learn more about managing and leading population health organizations.


Be at the forefront of a new wave of integrative leadership approaches in human services delivery for the emerging field of population health leadership.


Learn to lead change from anywhere in the organization as an adaptive leader.


Enhance communication and interpersonal skills that mobilizes people to action.


Be more effective at leveraging relationships, identifying and activating social networks, and building partnerships for meaningful and sustainable results.


Utilize collaboration as a key strategy to achieve meaningful and sustainable results.


Learn more about program development and necessary alignment with the funding environment.