MPH/MBA

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Kelsey Barbour, MPH/MBA ’17

Meet the increased demand for engaged and motivated leaders who can help reinvent the public health paradigm.

The School of Management and the School of Public Health and Health Professions offer a collaborative program leading to both the Master of Public Health in Health Services Administration (MPH) and the MBA degrees.

Be Career Ready

  • Develop effective leadership, teamwork, critical thinking and communication skills
  • Tackle societal health care challenges using applied foundational management skills
  • Understand the inter-related role of health care policy development, facility management and strategic planning
  • Apply analytical skills to understand the delicate balance between health outcomes and efficiency
  • Network with alumni and leaders from the top health care organizations around the country through the school’s active Health Care Advisory Panel
  • Immerse yourself in the diverse community of full-time MBAs

Total Hour Requirement

School of Public Health Credits School of Management Credits
MPH core courses
MPH electives
MPH project
Total
36
9
3
48
MBA core courses
MBA electives
MBA internship
Total
27
18
3
48
School of Public Health Credits
MPH core courses
MPH electives
MPH project
Total
36
9
3
48
School of Management Credits
MBA core courses
MBA electives
MBA internship
Total
27
18
3
48

Curriculum

Graduate Programs Office
School of Management
University at Buffalo
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4010

Tel:  716-645-3204
Fax: 716-645-2341
som-apps@buffalo.edu

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 • MGT electives (6 credits)

The School of Management practicum satisfies the MPH program requirement for a field experience. We will help place you in an appropriate venue and provide academic oversight of your activities and deliverables. The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) will collaborate with us to identify and evaluate appropriate venues for these experiences and develop appropriate criteria to assess your work.

Note: SPHHP electives include the following (others may be added): 

  • EEH 534 Management for Public Health Professionals
  • EEH 538 Intro to Health Economics (also MGH 633)
  • EEH 540 Epidemiology and Health Policy (also MGH 634)
  • EEH 632 Strategic and Operations Management (also MGH 632)

To learn more about the Master in Public Health, visit the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

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