For Real-World Careers

A public health management degree will help you develop the skills, knowledge, and insights necessary to effectively create and manage organized public health delivery systems. In this program, you’ll:

  • Appropriately apply legislation and ethical considerations to the complex realities of public health
  • Explore the science behind public health and apply methodologies of environmental health to public health, including the factors that impact life, from food sources to energy
  • Develop strategies to effectively manage epidemics
  • Apply your knowledge of social, economic, political, and professional forces to the management of a public health organization
  • Develop policies and practices that align a public health organization with its business strategies
  • Use information system technologies to collect and analyze healthcare data
  • Demonstrate analytical skills and the application of statistical, quantitative, and economic principles and tools to healthcare decision making
  • Apply ethical thinking and judgment to health services situations
  • Develop and demonstrate skills in leadership, interpersonal relations, conflict resolution and change management

Completion of Strayer University’s Master of Science in Health Services Administration program does not guarantee a student has met the requirements to apply for licensure as a health care administrator in any state. Students pursuing professional health care certifications should contact their respective state health departments to confirm educational requirements before beginning the program.