The mission of the MPH in Health Policy and Management is to provide masters level education, informed by research & evidence-based practice, to develop and prepare early careerists and entry-level health care professionals who will play leadership roles in public and private institutions involved in the organization, financing, and delivery of health services and aimed at developing legislation and regulations that will improve the health of individuals, communities and populations.
The UCLA MPH Program in Health Policy and Management is a highly competitive program that prepares students for top leadership positions in health delivery organizations, advocacy, policy making bodies, government health care organizations at all levels, community based organizations, and the diversity of other public and private health care organizations.
Located in the heart of Los Angeles, UCLA is full of opportunities. In addition to having access to one of the largest health care systems, we are also the most diverse community in the country. The diversity of health care opportunities matches the diversity of our population. Our graduates have become significant figures in the local, regional and national healthcare system. The vast and highly supportive Health Policy and Management Alumni Association in Los Angeles and throughout California ensures our students are introduced to the best opportunities available in health policy and management.
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The Department of Health Policy and Management’s outstanding academic programs, renowned faculty, commitment to translating knowledge into practice and prominent research centers and programs uphold its acclaimed reputation in the field. The Department of Health Policy and Management offers 6 MPH programs.