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The customized Master of Science in Public Health Management and Administration program at PCOM is designed to enhance leadership skills that are critically important in the evolving landscape of public health.
If you're a professional looking to enter the field of public 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 public 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 public health organizations.
The program's action learning orientation develops leaders who have an understanding of public health management systems and ideology; embrace collaboration to achieve desired results; have the ability to lead organizational change; and engage in reflective practice to continually develop and enhance their performance as practitioner-scholars.
The PHMA program teaches learners to take a "whole-systems" approach to public health management and administration, including applied principles of innovation and styles of inquiry, data collection and use, and evidence-based practice to inform decision-making. Intentionally designed as a cohort-based learning experience for the working professional, the program prepares learners to better understand organizations as dynamic systems.
Program competencies include:
This program is a collaboration between PCOM and the nonprofit Public Health Management Corporation. Taught by renowned faculty, including those from PCOM and PHMC, classes are conveniently offered on weekends at PHMC's office facilities located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia.
Aspiring leaders who want to:
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The program is designed to fit into the schedule of a busy professional, with courses taught conveniently on weekends.
Students learn from their peers in a cohort-based approach, as well as from esteemed faculty members who are leaders in their fields.