Health Systems and Population Health Master of Public Health


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Become a Health Care Leader

2 Years / Full Time / Seattle

The University of Washington Health Systems and Population Health Master of Public Health (MPH) is a two-year, full-time program that equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to improve health in diverse populations by solving problems in rapidly changing societies and health systems.

Our primary focus is population health and the health care system in the United States. We offer analytical and practical knowledge and skills to candidates with some experience in health fields who want positions of greater responsibility in improving the public’s health and the effectiveness of health care and population health services.

As part of the UW School of Public Health, we consistently rank among the best in the nation. Our curriculum is exceptional in our required and elective courses in research methods, health care systems, health economics, health promotion, and the social determinants of health. The curriculum also promotes an understanding of the means by which social inequities and racism undermine health.

Our Program Strengths

Our exceptional curriculum includes required and elective courses in research methods, health care systems, health economics, health promotion, and the social determinants of health.

Join Exceptional Instruction

Learn the necessary skills to improve health in diverse populations by solving problems in rapidly changing societies and health systems through a program that consistently ranks among the top in the nation.

Launch Your Career

Our alumni work across the world as public health practitioners, researchers, and leaders within universities, the health care industry, government agencies, and research and policy-making organizations.

Learn from Experts

Our faculty are involved locally, nationally, and internationally in health services research and policy. They develop and test interventions, as well as translate research into practice.

Application Dates

Application Opens
September 1

Deadline
December 1

Applicants Notified: Mid-February

Note: The program is no longer accepting applications for Autumn 2024 entry.


Information Sessions

Prospective students can register for and attend an information session to learn about the program.


Career Connections

The Health Systems and Population Health MPH program offers a variety of services and resources to support our students and recent alumni with their job searches.


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