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Public Health Management

The Public Health Management concentration prepares you for diverse roles in government agencies and other public and private organizations. The MBA coursework provides you the leadership and management competencies required to progress from mid-level positions to higher-level postings with increasing managerial responsibility.

Courses in business analytics and technologies, finance, marketing, organizational behavior and strategy develop a broad managerial decision-making context to apply and integrate specific tools and techniques related to public health management issues.

Possible Career Paths

  • Public Health Management
  • Community Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Human Resources

Suggested Public Health Management Courses

As part of this concentration, you take up to 12 units of pre-approved Public Health coursework that count toward the 72 units for your MBA degree.  These courses are taught on the main UC Davis campus during the day and are scheduled by the Masters in Public Health program.

  • SPH 210 Introduction to Public Health Informatics (2 units)
  • SPH 273 Health Services Administration (3 units)
  • SPH 222 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health (3 units)
  • SPH 290 Seminar in Public Health (1 unit per quarter for 4 quarters)

View Public Health course descriptions. For more information about registering for these courses, please contact the .

Suggested GSM Courses

  • 201B Organizational Strategy and Structure
  • 206 Decision Making and Management Science
  • 216 Managing Professionals: Budgets, Controls and Ethics
  • 223 Power and Influence in Management
  • 246 Negotiations in Organizations
  • 248 Marketing Strategies
  • 251 Management of Innovation
  • 252 Production & Operations Management
  • 260 Corporate Finance
  • 268 Management Communications
  • 291 Leadership

 Related Coursework

  • 215  Business Law
  • 245 Business Writing
  • 267 Teams and Technology
  • 298 Executive in Residence
  • 498 Consulting Practicum