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Public Health, MPH (Health Services Administration & Policy)

Master of Public Health Degree with a Concentration in Health Services Administration and Policy

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Career Outlook

Graduates in Health Administration and Policy find positions in federal, state and local agencies such as the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, hospitals, clinics and health systems, insurance companies and legislative offices. Careers in this field may focus on influencing and developing policies or may be involved in the day-to-day operations of how programs and services are structured and delivered. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for Medical and Health Services Managers is projected to grow 32.5% in the U.S. by 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Potential career paths include:

  • Community health manager
  • Federal, state or local agency administrator
  • Health and wellness advocate or educator
  • Health and wellness program administrator
  • Health services administrator
  • Hospital executive

Finance Your Education

The University of Nebraska offers some of the most affordable tuition rates in the region, particularly for our online programs. Explore the array of funding options to finance your education in a way that makes sense for you.

Online tuition rates are calculated by credit hour and college offering the course and, because the University of Nebraska is a public institution supported by Nebraska taxpayers, Nebraska residents may receive a lower tuition rate than out-of-state students.

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Note: Campuses may charge additional fees; see the Paying for School page for more details.

We believe cost should not be a barrier to accessing higher education, even for online programs. Financial aid and scholarships are available for many students. Please see the Paying for School page for additional information and links to campus financial aid resources.

Our programs are an ideal way for military, veterans, and dependents to advance education with military advisers and staff on each campus, flexible deployment and activation policies, and generous acceptance of transfer credits. Visit our Prospective Student page and explore what the University of Nebraska offers.

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