Undergraduate Program Goals

Students enrolled in The Department of Health Policy and Administration undergraduate program strive through their studies to attain specific goals. Upon graduation from the program, students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge regarding the organization of the U.S. health services delivery system
  • Understand major concepts of health care financing
  • Use management theory and professional processes in managing health care organizations and workers
  • Demonstrate an understanding of government organizations and policy processes involved in health policy
  • Show a knowledge of determinants of individual and population health, as well as the risk factors for illness, health behavior, and the impact of health behavior on the health care system