Health Policy and Management

The Health Policy and Management program in the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences prepares public health professionals to work in health care organizations and federal, state, and local public health agencies. As part of the Department of Health Promotion and Policy, the Health Policy and Management program offers a range of degrees including:

The program uses an interdisciplinary approach, incorporating social, behavioral, economic, and political science approaches to increase our understanding of health services and policy to improve the health of populations. Graduates of the program are equipped with the conceptual models, analytical foundations, and practical skills necessary to solve complex health-related problems.

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UMass Amherst Health Policy and Management faculty Kimberley Geissler and Laura Attanasio

Most women are receiving fewer than half the services recommended during their comprehensive postpartum medical checkup, according to a study by Health Policy and Management assistant professors Kimberley Geissler and Laura Attanasio.

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Graduate students from across all SPHHS departments tell us why they love UMass, why they chose to attend, and what their education has given them.