Lead With Passion

We give our students the necessary tools, skills, and opportunities to make a difference in their roles as future health care leaders.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion


Aligned with the College of Public Health and Health Professions, the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We value the differences and uniqueness each individual brings, without any discrimination or judgment. We aim to provide a safe environment regardless of race, ethnicity, disability, religion and faith, socio-economic status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, education status, military experience, and political beliefs. Our department is committed to inclusivity by maintaining a healthy environment and being open to changes within our evolving community for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors.


Our Graduate Programs

Master of

Health Administration

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) is an on-campus program designed to prepare individuals for management positions in the health care field.

Health Administrator

Master of Public Health

Population Health Management

The Population Health Management (PHM) concentration focuses on the structure and administration of public health organizations and the policies that impact health programs and reimbursement of health services.

Global Health

ph.d in Public Health

Health Services Research Concentration

The Ph.D. program in Public Health (Health Services Research concentration) prepares individuals to help inform government officials, corporate leaders, clinicians, health plan managers and others making choices about complex health-related problems and issues.

Health Services Research

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy at the University of Florida is to:

  • Prepare highly qualified and motivated students in our master’s degree programs to become effective managers and leaders of health care and public health organizations.
  • Educate outstanding doctoral students to become health services researchers who contribute to the body of knowledge regarding the organization, delivery, and financing of health services.
  • Conduct research that achieves national, peer recognition for its contribution to creating new knowledge and for its value in informing health services practice and policy.
  • Serve as active participants and leaders in our University, professional, and health services communities.

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