Master of Science in Population Health Management

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Health and Human Sciences

The Masters of Science in Population Health Management prepares students to be advanced practitioners in the emerging field of Population Health Management. Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Analyze community and individual factors that influence health,

  2. Develop innovative approaches and interventions to improve health outcomes, and

  3. Develop effective practice that reduces healthcare costs.

The MS in Population Health Management is pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Career Information

Types of Jobs

  • Health Navigator
  • Clinic Supervisor
  • Quality Compliance Officer
  • Population Health Program Manager

Types of Employers

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Insurance providers
  • Home healthcare agencies
  • Managed care companies

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • 100% Online

  • 2 Options to Choose From:

    • Accelerated MS program (34 hours) that can be completed in one calendar year.

    • Traditional MS program (34 hours) that is completed over 2 years (4 semesters)

  • Capstone Project

  • Interdisciplinary courses taught by graduate faculty with specialties in Health Systems Management, Nursing, and Public Health

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of 34 hours of graduate course work with a “B” or higher in each course. A Grade of “B” or higher on the Capstone Project.

RELATED DEGREES

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association

 

Contact Information

Dr. Ralph Wood

Dr. Jacqueline Guendouzi

985-549-2309

Mailing address: SLU 10863, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: White Hall, Room 206

Program website