M.S. in Population Health Management

The Masters of Science in Population Health Management prepares students to be advanced practitioners in the emerging field of Population Health Management. This is a 100% online program.


Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Critically Analyze community, socioeconomic, and individual factors that influence health and welbeing.

  2. Develop contemporary, innovative, and collaborative healthcare management approaches to improve                    health outcomes.

  3. Apply evidence-based knowledge to practive to promote valued-based care.

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


Admission Requirements


Additional questions regarding the admissions process should be directed to Dr. Linda Collins via email at lcollins@southeastern.edu . 



There are two paths students may choose from: Accelerated path or Traditional path. The accelerated path may be completed in one year and will require full-time enrollment during the regular semesters along with summer and intersessions. The Traditional path may be completed in two years.

Accelerated Path

Fall Semester

PHM 601: Essentials of Population Health Science 3 Hours
PHM 602: Research Science and Translation 3 Hours
PHM 603: Introduction to Biostatistics 3 Hours
PHM 605: Epidemiology and Health Determinants 3 Hours


Spring Intersession

*Elective 3 Hours



Spring Semester

PHM 610: Wellness, Disease Prevention and Management 3 Hours
PHM 611: Healthcare Systems Management and Project Management 3 Hours
PHM 612: Health Informatics 3 Hours
PHM 613: Health Leadership, Economics and Policy 3 Hours


Summer Intersession

*Elective 3 Hours


Summer Semester

PHM 621: Research Science and Dissemination 2 Hours
PHM635: Capstone Project 3 Hours


Total Hours 35 Hours

Traditional Path

Students on the traditional path are required to take two courses per semester along with an 
intersession elective. Towards the completion of their program, students are required to 
take a research class and capstone project to consolidate their learning. Students will 
complete 35 hours in total for their program.

Electives May Include

PHM 625: Social Determinants of Health 3 Hours
PHM 627: Global Health 3 Hours
PHM 628: Health Navigation I: Theories and Methods of Behavior Change 3 Hours
PHM626: Program Planning and Evaluation for Population Health 3 Hours
HSCI 700 Communication in Healthcare 3 Hours
HSCI 663 Interdisciplinary Global Health 3 Hours



For More Information, Contact:

Dr. Linda Collins